The fight over alleged war crimes from 1948 is a window into the kaleidoscopic nature of history and memory in Israeli culture
One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great
It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong
Zion Square will prominently include a one-state voice
‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast
Israeli historian weighs in on Newt Gingrich’s ‘invented’ remark
Plus, the ‘Jewish Indiana Jones,’ Benny Morris on Egypt, and more
When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the project may simply have been a casualty of the university’s global ambitions.
Stifling debate on the Nakba—the Arabic word for catastrophe and how Palestinians refer to Israel’s founding—prevents a free and open discussion of the historical record
Today on Tablet
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
Movies explore the problems of peace
A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
Charged English anti-Semitism in Tablet Magazine; now denies it
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Benny Morris and Shimon Peres get together, and more
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