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
Yiddish theater, long eulogized, is celebrated at a Montreal festival
NBC’s Kings is a modern-day telling of the story of David
Regina Spektor’s new album finds the human in the divine
‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days
Duo opens new chapter in the history of black-Jewish collaboration
Two new exhibits explore the fragmentary nature of history
I.F. Stone was prescient on Zionism, less so on Communism
Soloveitchik, Céline, Salinger, and more
Caraid O’Brien is a Ulysses performer and Yiddish-theater translator
Need someone to play a convincing Hasid in a movie or on TV? Eliezer Meyer is your man.
Chandler Burr’s new novel is an anti-Jewish tirade
A new history examines the German theologians who made a Jesus in their own image
A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater
Tablet’s designers built a modern look that’s grounded in history
Gertrude Himmelfarb charts Victorian novelist George Eliot’s road to philo-Semitism
CEO says boycott threats aren’t the reason behind potential factory move
Two teens behind suicide bomb plot 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