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 Kagan passes, Shylock schemes, and more in the news
Plus Abbas is told to keep talks indirect, and more in the news
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus diplomatic rifts, the real German passport, and more
Did Mossad kill Hamas’s main weapons man?
Plus Firth plays Stern, Ayalon goes after J Street, and more
Points to shoddy animation (and horrifying anti-Semitism)
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, and more in the news
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
Palestinian president won’t run in election called for January
According to memo obtained by AP
A stymied traveler, disputed history, 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