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 President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”
Plus a round up on condemnations on Libyan
Conflicting reports about filmmaker who allegedly made anti-Muslim film
Four staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, killed
Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Getting to Yes co-author was crucial to Camp David accords
Plus Marc Tracy profiles BuzzFeed
A visit with Georges Moustaki, whose ballads are an epitaph for the French-speaking Jews of the Middle East
A series airing during Ramadan traffics in anti-Semitic themes but may show an evolving attitude toward Israel
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet
Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
Signs do not point to Iran
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