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 thrilling cache of the late writer’s letters
In The Escape, Adam Thirlwell grapples with Jewishness, carnality, and the essence of fiction
Ecumenical political philosophy, ecumenical Zionism, and more
How nine fiction writers handled the theme of the seventh day
In the Glass family apartment, Jewish pork, Davos Shabbos, and more
Salinger may have predated Roth, but he was also a step ahead
Philip Roth and Amos Oz make list of year’s worst literary sex scenes
In ‘The Humbling,’ Philip Roth imagines an actor grappling with the waning of his gifts
Gushingly, about ‘The Humbling,’ dildoes, and the future of books
New books on bodies visible and invisible
Literature award goes to Herta Mueller, not Oz or Roth
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
Shyne is free, etrogs are inedible, and Roth wins again
Old-school Jewish class distinctions in blogger’s ‘New Yorker’ riposte
British bookies Ladbrookes favor him
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