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
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
On the 35th anniversary of his death, it’s time we claim him
Fashion designer Nudie Cohn, a Ukrainian-born Jew, gave country music its trademark rhinestone sparkle
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
The King is no Big Mama
What are the 100 greatest Jewish songs ever? Tablet Magazine’s musicologists rank them all, from sacred to pop to hip-hop, from Rabbi Akiva to Amy Winehouse.
A Jewish Valentine? Bring on the heartbreak
How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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