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
Plus the Obama/Dennis Ross split that never was
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Evidence is that regime is shaky, arguably making attack less advisable
Advocacy of diplomacy signals U.S. willingness to use war
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
Plus the Muslim Brotherhood plays ball, and more in the news
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Plus Claus denialism, the ADL has very poor taste, and more
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
Today on Tablet
Diplomat Dennis Ross and Times columnist Tom Friedman give an annual Yom Kippur seminar at Kol Shalom in Rockville, Md., a synagogue they helped start
Plus Carter on Palestine, diamonds are forever (for Jews), and more
Plus, Sharansky on Bonner, Bachman on Benedikt, and more
Plus Erdogan’s new view of Turkish foreign policy, and more in the news
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