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
Anti-Hezbollah protests in Lebanon; anti-Mubarak ones in Egypt
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land
Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news
Plus why there is no freeze paper trail, and more in the news
Plus Egypt and Israel cooperate to kill terrorist, and more in the news
Courtroom troubles and money woes plague Cairo’s last Jews
A reading list
Plus the ‘quiet freeze,’ and more in the news
Plus Stern remains ‘Frozen,’ and more
Plus the coming Israeli energy boom, and more in the news
Lebanon’s government provoked deadly skirmish
Plus path to direct talks pursued, and more in the news
Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, 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