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
A former J Street adviser, she defends the group
Plus J Street in the center and Shmuley on Tiger, and more
Chastises on Gaza, agrees on Iran
Contra conventional wisdom, they don’t all dislike him
Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Palin, Avigdor Lieberman, other ‘friends’ listed as honorary hosts
Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s new anti-Semitism envoy, discusses her plans, Israel, and Abe Foxman
J Street member Hannah Rosenthal to fill post
And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it
Americans for Peace Now to the left of it, AIPAC to the right, on U.S. House Goldstone resolution
Conference attendees suspect they’re to the left of the group
Cheers for Frank, Kovner, Abdullah; then go off to lobby
National security adviser says Israel-Palestine peace should be president’s top foreign-policy focus
Rabbi Eric Yoffie still says J Street is wrong on Gaza war; Embassy observer watches from the back
A look at pollster Jim Gerstein, J Street’s man behind the scenes
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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