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
Shalit’s release could be imminent, plus Palin’s wisdom, scholarly dissent, and more in the news
Roger Cohen seeks detente, plus mutinous soldiers, strategic land grabs, and more in the news
Plus another flu casualty, Clinton keeps clarifying, and more in the news
Plus fear of loners, and more Goldstone back-and-forth
Plus crime, progress, and more in the news
Plus bad advertising, a Hungarian wingnut, and more in the news
A shul to close, a school to open, and more in the news
If Israel halts settlements, U.S. official says
Israeli etiquette, Ahmadinejad shunned, and a happy new yarrr!
Talk and more talk today in the news
Seen as a sop to right-wing parties
Settlement freeze postponed, Evangelicals and Israel, and more in the news
Good reasons for low hopes in the Mideast, and more in the news
One blogger is worried about the change, another doesn’t buy it
Realizes Bibi can’t announce halt
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