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
Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
Because of the existence of Israelis
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus Alan Gross gets a visit from Cuban Jewish leaders
New poll shows economy top issue for Jewish voters, strong Obama support
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
The United Nations and the bomb diagram
The Iranian leader went a different route yesterday
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
Plus Pamela Geller’s ‘Savage’ ads are getting defaced in NYC subways
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
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