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
The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act
Two items making the news today
Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy
Thanks to the patchwork of laws about same-sex marriage, I got trapped in legal limbo when I wanted a divorce
The Supreme Court will hear some big cases during Passover
The same-sex marriage cases will be heard at the end of next month
A battle over marriage equality spills over into the icing
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
A surprising call for conservatives to stop running against it
A new American portrait emerges
When I got engaged—to another rabbi, and another woman—my grandmother’s approval didn’t come easy
Passes in a landslide
On same-sex marriage, Orthodox Jews should keep the religious and civil separate—as they do on other issues
Plus more power to Bibi, and more
Plus Israeli minister cautions on settlement growth, and more
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