And why the defeat of Sudan’s Islamist military dictatorship may be the real beginning of a possible spring for the region’s people
Four seasons in academic hell
A trove of communications from Britain’s Labour Party leader to his minions reveals the difference between a hipster and Hezbollah
Harmful magic and practical Kabbalah in World War II, on the 74th anniversary of the death of the ‘ruler of the Germans’
A dispatch from frozen Harbin, where Jews once flourished—and melted away
‘The Judaism I found in America and here in Israel is a failed reconstruction of the organic Judaism my grandparents knew as children’
At 100, the U.K.’s greatest Jewish celebrity tabloid writer would rather dance with Sophia Loren
Teaching I.L. Peretz’s story ‘Miracles on the Sea’ to children who are sentenced to die
The most successful African-American utopian separatist project in history is located in a desert town in Israel
How my historical research into the Jew-licenses of Cologne freed me from the grip of hate
Tablet Original Fiction: What right has the Lord of the Universe to forget me?
Or, how the Jews reconquered London
In an excerpt from a mixed martial arts memoir, finding the religion of the self
The origins of a writer’s craft, from an academic-island childhood to the self-control gleaned from a Holocaust-surviving grandparent, by the author of the new novel ‘A Weekend in New York’
In an excerpt from the new novel by the London-based writer, going over old stories
Happy birthday, Ehud Barak!
Mumbai, 2008: The child of a murdered Chabad rabbi screams for his mother, while a Brooklyn-born Jewish lesbian finds unexpected, exotic love, in an excerpt from ‘Mother India’
‘Excuse me … I think I know you … we’ve met somewhere before …’
All my Xmas live in Texas. That’s why I hang my hat in Galilee.
Tablet Fiction: A war correspondent’s Christmas
Tablet Original Fiction: I don’t even know if I am a boy or a girl
Tablet Original Fiction: A love story at Murder Inc.
Tablet Original Fiction: In New York, no one goes mad with God fever
Tablet Original Fiction by the author of the new collection ‘Notes From the Fog’
Campus Week: ‘I didn’t think about the future but I knew he wouldn’t be a part of it.’
For Sukkot, a story by Israeli novelist Haim Be’er, in a first English translation
My brother died in 1991. I was 56 and he was 53 years old.
How a tiny enclave of Mountain Jews in Azerbaijan produced some of the former Soviet world’s richest men
Tablet Fiction: ‘I am the custodian of the killing fields’
A counterfactual history, 1848-2008