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
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?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
‘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
Chef Alain Cohen brings a taste of North Africa to Los Angeles
There are distinct similarities between what comes out on the page and what comes out in the w.c.
An argument for keeping summertime unplugged
The blissful idleness, and useless information dump, of a frequent flyer
A haftorah of discipline and death
An interview with Miriam Lowenbraun, who is working to bring Jews back to observance
In a new memoir, Mark Oppenheimer recounts how competitive debate saved his youth
A statistical rundown on the scourge of schools and camps
A haftorah of reasoning and redemption
A tour of restaurants in the Holy Land
Rather than ban books, let’s find alternatives
A haftorah of few options and many rewards
In early-20th-century Warsaw, making sure people observed the Sabbath was serious business
Jewish groups protesting a pro-Palestinian book are missing the point
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
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