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 Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement
Plus the Women of the Wall break through with largest service yet
Plus Syrian Druze are joining the opposition
Plus one of the stranger response to our BDS piece
Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey
Plus the United Nations report calls on end to all settlements
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
Updates on war and peace
Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Plus a Syrian university suffers a major attack
Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary
Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel
Plus the Treasury Department warns about Iran avoiding sanctions
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
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