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 non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Politics & Prose shops for new owners
Jeffrey Goldberg and Jeremy Ben-Ami lock shofars
‘Forward’ and J Street folks debate tactics with lefties
And McCain blames Obama
Responses to Zionism essay pour in
‘Israel Lobby’ co-author names ‘New Afrikaners,’ ‘Righteous Jews’
Plus Smith v. Rosenberg, Packer v. Ramadan, and more
A new president, a hard push for hard sanctions
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Plus Palin wades in, Breitbart is ridiculous, and more
As does everyone else with an Internet connection
Plus Shalom mon!, the Bible is even older, and more
Plans to sue Israel over raid on nuclear site
Plus Colorado shuls are cyber-attacked, 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