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 the Women of the Wall return
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department
A friendship with an ambassador reveals the great writer’s surprising relationship with Israel
Plus NSA declassifies Jonathan Pollard damage assessment
The must-have accessory of the season
Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
The new owner of Barney’s has also entered the Israel fray
Major cases dismissed, but he may still have to resign his post
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
Man charged with 1979 murder of Etan Patz pleads not guilty
Jewish slugger is coming to the Big Apple
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