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
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
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
Israeli- and Russian-born immigrants are changing the face of American Jewry
In her new book, critic Ruth Franklin argues for why the Holocaust is best understood through fiction
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Cohen and Shteyngart team up to drink, and more
Novelists Gary Shteyngart and Joshua Cohen discuss their dark visions of the future
Plus Oliver Stone on Jewish media dominance, and more
Tomorrow’s Vox Tablet today
Beach reads of all stripes
Plus the awesome all-female IDF unit, and more
Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more
Ten new novels to know
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Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?
Tablet is co-sponsoring a Shavuot festival
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