Debunking the latest claptrap on American policy and Israeli settlements
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
Disengagement from a region whose power structures are predicated on American management is a recipe for disaster
And nothing bad happened
Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun
Rozanne Gold remembers cooking for Hizzoner
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
Video of speech endorsing Obama is broken–and no one noticed
What this signals about the defining issue of the 2012 election
On the late prime minister’s watch, over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in a day and a half
Obama has bullied the Jewish state more than any president in history, according to op-ed pages and partisans. They said the same about Reagan.
Press release of the day
Republicans are once again arguing that American Jews will abandon the Democratic Party. But it won’t happen, because Jews recoil from the GOP’s overt Christianity, even when it comes with staunch pro-Israel views.
Barack Obama’s poll numbers are down among Jews—and that’s normal. For more than 30 years, nearly every incumbent president has fared less well among Jews in his re-election effort than in his first campaign.
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation
Ex-pres., publisher said to falsely market ‘anti-Israel propaganda’
A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine
All of Tablet’s latest stories—in your inbox, daily. Subscribe to our newsletter.