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
Groups see Congress, not administration, as most crucial
At the AIPAC Conference with Netanyahu
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
No specifics on Bibi-Barack meeting, and more from the Conference
Plus deadly clashes, habemus health care, and more in the news
And—ahem!—we predicted it
Plus Quartet backs state in two years, and more in the news
Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Chicago lawyer Alan Solow is the putative spokesman for American Jewry, but does he have what it takes to manage the community’s increasingly complex relationship with the Obama Administration?
General thinks Israel is merely one factor in region
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
How the controversy has played in America
Plus Palin wades in, Breitbart is ridiculous, 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