Israel

Watch: Israeli Political Darling Yair Lapid Stars in a Nineties Romantic Comedy

Watch: Israeli Political Darling Yair Lapid Stars in a Nineties Romantic Comedy
By January 23, 2013

He does his best Hugh Grant impression in the 1994 Israeli classic ‘Shirat HaSirena’
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Mariah Carey Speaks Hebrew to Israeli Shira Gavrielov on ‘American Idol’

Mariah Carey Speaks Hebrew to Israeli Shira Gavrielov on ‘American Idol’
By January 17, 2013

The singer auditioned to an Amy Winehouse cover and made it to the next round Read More

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Israelis Organized a No Pants Subway Ride on the Jerusalem Light Rail

Israelis Organized a No Pants Subway Ride on the Jerusalem Light Rail
By January 16, 2013

And oddly enough, no one seemed to care Read More

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How I Felt Watching the Israeli Documentary ‘The Gatekeepers’

How I Felt Watching the Israeli Documentary ‘The Gatekeepers’
By December 17, 2012

The searing new film—a likely Oscar contender—isn’t optimistic, but it’s also not hopeless Read More

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Hanging Out With Israeli Writer Shani Boianjiu

Hanging Out With Israeli Writer Shani Boianjiu
By December 3, 2012

“I’m not a celebrity in my home town,” the 25-year-old tells Tablet Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Southern Chili Cholent

Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Southern Chili Cholent
By November 28, 2012

Just in time for winter, a flavorful twist on one of the most popular Shabbat afternoon dishes Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Retweet This War

Culture Kvetch: Retweet This War
By November 21, 2012

How social media and cellphone cameras have brought us to the limit of spectatorship Read More

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Jewish Basketball Fans Still Looking for their ‘Jewish Jordan’

Jewish Basketball Fans Still Looking for their ‘Jewish Jordan’
By October 18, 2012

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi has an unlikely friend in Cleveland—former basketball phenom Tamir Goodman Read More

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