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
As the oil-poor Arab states of Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen face food and fuel shortages in the aftermath of upheaval there, Israel stands to emerge with an even stronger position in the region
Plus, Iranian smuggling, Crowe’s cutting remarks, and more
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
Plus, West Bank mosque arson, anti-anti-circumcision victory, and more
Pro-Israel activists prepare for intensive Congressional lobbying tomorrow
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
There are many ways a marriage can be tested. Inviting a strange cab driver into your home without informing your wife beforehand is one.
Plus, sanctioned Assad blames Israel, and more in the news
Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news
Plus the last Nazi war criminals, Cornel West, and more
Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Harsh repression continues, Iran’s ally remains
Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, 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