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
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?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
‘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
Political theorist Michael Walzer and others argue about the death of the century-long Jewish-Leftist alliance
The medieval Aleppo Codex was safeguarded for centuries in Syria. The problems started when it arrived in Israel.
Three rare medieval Hebrew Bibles on display at the Metropolitan Museum in New York reveal the affinity between Sephardic and Islamic texts
She really does have it all
Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together
Americans say that the Bible is central to them—a divine instruction manual for life on earth. How is it, then, a new book asks, that they know so little of it?
A haftorah of reasoning and redemption
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah
A new book examines the debt 17th-century republicanism owed to Jewish sources
Avner, 15, won Jerusalem Bible Quiz
Newly discovered tombs indicate laborers were paid
A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir
So they’ll write a new one
Zionism litmus test, the Bible in school, and the power of art
Striking it rich, preparing for battle, and objecting to an award for Mary Robinson
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