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
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?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
‘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
Paul Konigsberg faces up to 20 years in prison
More than $40 billion in claims sought as government widens investigation
New York federal jury convicts Ponzi schemer’s former aides on all charges
‘I’ve made more money for Jewish people and charities than I’ve lost,’ he says
The 75-year-old convicted Ponzi schemer temporarily hospitalized last month
Plus Obama returns Ponzi-ist’s money, and more
Like Moses, who staked his place in history to defend his people after the Golden Calf debacle, Madoff, too, realized that the true value of money isn’t always what it seems
Elder son’s fate is not entirely unlike his father’s
To the neurotic urban parent, Sukkot might as well be called Booths of Death
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus Polanski’s request, another Ponzi scheme, and more in the news
Plus Ponzi fatigue, mother tongues, and a strange souvenir
Another scam, Ahmadinejad in line, and a settler speaks
Inducted into new con artist hall of fame
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