A new exhibition sheds light on the life of Shlomo Cohen-Abravanel, who was renowned in Cairo as the painter Charduval. But just how much of it is true?
How I learned to make ‘foul medemes,’ a fava bean-based dish he ate growing up in Cairo
The Jewish Quarter grabbed huge market share during Ramadan. But can it foment understanding and peace in the Middle East?
Lucette Lagnado’s first memoir was dominated by her colorful father. In The Arrogant Years, she plumbs the heartbreaking life of her mother.
For Egyptian-born Jews, the current crisis elicits a mix of emotions—from nostalgia for an idyllic existence under the monarchy to the terror of being chased out to calls of ‘kill the Jews’
Imagining “Keeping Up With the Mubaraks,” a reality show of life in exile, as the Egyptian president’s 30-year rule comes to an end
There are several good reasons why Israelis are pulling for the Mubarak regime to hold onto power in Egypt. But maybe they should be embracing change there, instead.
Mubarak is an autocrat, but he’s also a pro-Israel U.S. ally. As his regime teeters, Tablet turns to experts for perspectives on a rapidly shifting landscape. The latest: foreign policy expert Leslie H. Gelb.