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
I fought passionately for independence—without really knowing what it meant
A summer in Jerusalem means coming upon different kinds of shelter
Dan White’s adventures on the Pacific Crest Trail
A young girl’s account of the Warsaw Ghetto was a big success. Then the diary—and its author—disappeared.
A left-wing atheist ponders his religious heritage
Benjamin Harshav explores the Moscow Yiddish Theater
Germany’s ever-evolving struggle with anti-Semitism
Esther David’s novels chronicle a community of Jews in a province riddled with ethnic violence
My best friend’s really stupid idea
A murky homeland is hard to stand by
With looming Mets and Red Sox home openers, a family determines for whom to root
How did a young immigrant mother become a cycling sensation?
How did a woman become the establishment candidate? And does voting for her make me feminist? Or fusty?
When politics trumps porn
Sara Paretsky on her latest leap from crime fiction and what her famous heroine has in common with I.B. Singer
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