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
Declaring Zionism to be racism and other exciting exploits over the years
Plus Russia resists harsh Syria resolution (again), and more
Civil war is next as regional actors jockey for position
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Peace process breakdown weakens the U.S.
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
In other news, someone should be fired for diplomatic malpractice
Plus remembering Fischer and Uncle Leo, and more
But its bluff is called; vote on harsher resolution could come Friday
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
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