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
Obama could dictate premises and force a yes or no
Did a city councilor just figure out the East Jerusalem problem?
Plus Polanski’s request, another Ponzi scheme, and more in the news
Even the centrist opposition would keep some West Bank settlements
Palestinian Pres says he’ll compromise on lots, but not that
Plus Polanski’s way out, Egypt’s hated wall, and more in the news
East Jerusalem is central, and not just geographically
Plus a new peace push, if Netanyahu will have it, and more in the news
Plus Obama urges Lebanon on arms, and more in the news
IDF confirms incident; skirmishes mild so far
Is Salam Fayyad the Palestinian Ben-Gurion?
Plus a Hungarian bust, a German painting, and more in the news
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
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