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
Americans Elect favors some interesting candidates
… but Yiddish is still Yiddish, Rep. Pelosi!
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
The things he said today
Rally host doesn’t regret inclusion of fatwa-supporter
Jon Stewart’s ‘Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear’ was a wasted opportunity for liberals
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Viva Shelley Berkley, and more
While Colbert and Stewart face off in D.C., parents, too, hover between sanity and fear
Plus Dems defend J Street, and more
CNN host is Elders’ latest victim
Plus nuclear reactors for all, and more
Plus mass nudity at the Dead Sea, and more
Plus mathematician rejects prize money, 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