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
With nine days to go, things are getting interesting
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
A look at some of the clips causing a stir in Israel
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
Major cases dismissed, but he may still have to resign his post
Plus would-be NYC synagogue bomber pleads guilty
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
What it means for Israeli politics
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
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