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
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
Project gets its talents (and money) from South Beach
Plus R.I.P. Debbie Friedman, Clinton on Iran, and more in the news
The ‘TNR’ editor heads for the Holy Land
A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine
David Grossman, Amos Oz, and A.B. Yehoshua have won international acclaim for being the intellectual leaders of Israel’s peace camp. It’s undeserved.
Plus Sheikh Jarrah tense, and more in the news
The dread vuvuzela enters the fray
A love of herring, Sheikh Jarrah, and more
Protests in an East Jerusalem neighborhood are reviving the Israeli left
Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?
Plus Iran’s sanctions, Obama’s Seder, and more in the news
A haftorah of housing and holiness
From East Jerusalem homes
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