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
A haftorah of making worlds and taking sides
You might not have heard of Naftali Imber, but you’ve heard his most famous work
A museum puts the act of Torah creation in full view
In elementary school, it’s girls gone vile
Edda Servi Machlin introduced Italian-Jewish cooking to America
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holidays
Mud-bathing with mom, in the latest chapter of an illustrated memoir
An aspiring rabbi interprets the Torah on her fingernails
Once a staple but long out of fashion, schmaltz makes a comeback
How to decorate a sukkah with no budget and no talent
Meet the first-generation Jews of Ghana
A star chef tries his hand at giving the holiday a signature dish
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Feast of Tabernacles
A look at the etrog, the lemony fruit that helps define Sukkot
In Sweden for Rosh Hashanah, the author does PR for Yom Kippur
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