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
Associated Press picks up story from advocacy blog Mondoweiss
Brushing up on tips from the JetBlue-El Al partnership
Phylactery: It comes in peace
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
And why it doesn’t completely translate
Courtesy the tefillin bomber
El Al won’t confuse davening and bombing
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
Philly PD sniffs out the problem
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Jewish leather straps confused for explosive device
One thing that won’t be coming to America
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
After Christmas Day bombing, Israel knows best
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ and more
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