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
Plus Hagel gets mixed reviews on performance at hearing
Watch the Hizzoner tell a joke about a campaign stop
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism
The Hizzoner spoke to Tablet back in 2011
Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey
The Hizzoner had recently been hospitalized
Plus Sarkozy takes $200,000 speaking fee and offends the crowd
A film and several books spotlight the 1970s—when the city embraced Soviet Jews, and a new world was born
The Hizzoner lashes out at President Obama
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
Plus Ed Koch admitted to the hospital; expected to be out by 88th birthday
In Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish neighborhood, one Romney voter said ‘The polls aren’t telling the truth’
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
Plus over a thousand Palestinians displaced last year, and more
This week in Huppah Dreams
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