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
Hillary Clinton told Arab leaders to clean house last week, encouraging an age of accountability. But until the Arab world has democratic institutions and an engaged populace, her words may be meaningless.
Grinning through each reversal, the ever-bumbling, deeply unpopular Ehud Barak maneuvers to remain a political force in Israel and its leading voice to the West
Worm, tested on Israeli centrifuges, is responsible for Iranian havoc
Plus Israel picks a side on Sudan, and more
Cutting through the last week’s thicket of rhetoric
Plus R.I.P. Debbie Friedman, Clinton on Iran, and more in the news
Plus hot Jewish Ivy League frat-boys, and more
A one-of-a-kind character, yet consummately of his times
What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks
Plus Madoff suicide, Iran concerns, and more in the news
Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more
Why the carrots are really sticks
Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news
But not in the go-through-the-U.N. way
Plus a murky West Bank killing, 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