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 new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections
Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
Once bustling, and long silent, Krakow’s streets sing anew
A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater
Musical stage acts with soul
Musical know-it-alls talk the talk, but can they walk the walk?
The overlapping musical traditions of the Roma and the Jews
Paul Shapiro’s music is a buffet of treats
Two musicians meet at the intersection of then and now
Hill country and the old country merge in a unique folk sound
What happens when 100 klezmer musicians from around the world gather for a photo op?
Composer Osvaldo Golijov
When Italians fell for klezmer, Francesco Spagnolo tuned them in to the forgotten sounds of their own people
A dubious portrait of Shostakovich as dissident has been debunked, but motifs in his work underscore his discord with Soviet power.
Area designated ‘state land,’ paving the way for major settlement construction
Nazi leader’s former residence in Austria will be a ‘House of Responsibility’
CEO says boycott threats aren’t the reason behind potential factory move
Two teens behind suicide bomb plot part of ‘network of young Islamists’
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
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