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
Pledges of Allegiance, by David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis
‘On the Relationship of Mitzvot Between Man and His Neighbor and Man and His Maker,’ by Daniel Sperber
‘Subversive Sequels in the Bible,’ by Judy Klitsner
‘Sa’adyah Gaon,’ by Robert Brody
‘Collected Essays, Volume 1,’ by Haym Soloveitchik
‘The Mixed Multitude’ by Pawel Maciejko
Jeffrey Rubenstein translates ‘The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud’
‘How Jewish is Jewish History?’ by Moshe Rosman
‘The Lost Worlds of Jewish Spa Culture,’ by Mirjam Zadoff
‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held
The role of Jewish bootleggers and the struggle for cultural acceptance
Introducing Rabbi David Wolpe’s new series on Jewish scholarship
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