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 Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Violated boycott to oppose occupation
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
A Haiti-themed chain email
Arab regimes are restoring abandoned Jewish historical sites, a subtle acknowledgement of where power now resides in the Middle East
Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more
She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide
Israel battles Lebanon for hummus supremacy
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, 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