In the final part of Tablet’s series on French anti-Semitism, echoes and paradoxes of a gruesome murder
Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.
Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
A live-action role-playing game set up a scenario with ‘inmates’ and a ‘furnace.’ What could go wrong?
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
‘Let the Celebrations Begin,’ an acclaimed and controversial Australian children’s book, raises questions about Holocaust education
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Understanding Robert Novak’s controversial relationship with Israel and Judaism
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Meet Washington’s gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi
New National Jewish Democratic Council president David Harris must lead the group in the age of Obama
The former ‘Nation’ editor and publisher remembers Sidney Zion, crusading journalist and renegade Jew
Soviet Jewish emigré Orly Taitz is the ‘queen bee’ of the ‘birther’ movement
How a venerated rabbi got swept up in a sensational crime
How Iran’s presidential election changed U.S. foreign policy
It wasn’t Obama who was on the spot when the Jewish leaders came to call
A photographer discovers Jewish gravestones at a tony golf course
Max Blumenthal’s rise as the left’s YouTube documentarian
A brief history of a short punctuation mark
Why I want Lani Guinier to testify at Sotomayor’s confirmation hearing
Translating the Madoff sentence into dollars and cents
A dispatch from Madoff’s sentencing
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet