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 Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news
The Palestinians wait; Syria could be Israel’s shortcut
How Jewish conservatives blew it on Iraq and Iran
Plus Shimon Peres’s ‘sex appeal,’ and more in the news
Groups see Congress, not administration, as most crucial
A new president, a hard push for hard sanctions
General thinks Israel is merely one factor in region
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Plus, “Heroes of the Holocaust,” nighttime raids, and a morality poll
Where we see coincidences in U.S. news coverage of the Middle East, locals see conspiracies—and sometimes they’re right
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
‘Engagement or Regime Change?’
New book reveals PM’s motives
Plus a heist wife, Israel’s size does’t matter, and more
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