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
James Foley, kidnapped in Syria in 2012, was killed by jihadist terror group
As thousands in Israel attend the funerals of the three kidnapped teenagers
President named Ambassador for Humanity by USC Shoah Foundation
Meanwhile, there’s some optimism that a deal can be made next week
‘Let us act in keeping with the lessons of that dark night by speaking out against anti-Semitism and intolerance’
And other strange developments
Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.
Watch President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah message
Except Shimon Peres
Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
Plus a New York socialite gets sentenced and John Malkovich arrives in Israel
Plus a surprising video from the ADL
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
But young Israeli leaders want deeds to match words
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