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
Courtroom troubles and money woes plague Cairo’s last Jews
A new book gives an insider’s assessment of four Israeli prime ministers—and Menachem Begin the voice he never had
Jonathan Schneer’s history of the Balfour Declaration frames a still-unfolding struggle
A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides
A scuttled development on Israel’s Palmahim beach marks a victory for environmental groups
If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear
A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies
On Israel’s left and right, calls for binationalism are gaining ground. But the idea is a betrayal of Zionism, and of Judaism.
The Israel Museum’s impressive $100 million renovation awkwardly attempts to redefine the Jewish world
The United States abandoned Beirut, and Israel takes the blame
A new look at the origins of Islam describes a tolerant world that may not have existed
Is U.S. military aid to Lebanon being used against Israel?
Israeli democracy is strengthening, not weakening—and that might be the problem
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
How media companies are using the Internet to make anti-Semitism respectable
CEO says boycott threats aren’t the reason behind potential factory move
Teens planning suicide bombing reportedly part of ‘network of young Islamists’
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
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