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
A coming-of-age novel set in the Yishuv
Benjamin, Scholem, Rosenzweig and the Angel of History
The stomach churning persistence of the Jewish day school experience
A new biography shines a light on Marie Syrkin
What’s behind evangelical support for Israel?
Rereading Yehuda Amichai through the lens of heartbreak
Having failed to assimilate, Ludwig Lewisohn went on to write the great American Jewish novel
Israeli cinema has finally come into its own
An Israeli in New York contemplates her homeland
A literary—but none-too-sad—Keith Gessen talks about his new novel
The work of Gershom Scholem
Singing the praises of Jesus Camp
A conversation with Alisa Solomon about the first—and last—Zionist musical comedy on Broadway
S. Yizhar harangued and criticized the country he loved
Day Five: At the crossroad of picnic and nightmare
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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