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
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Select stops from our last days on Birthright
Jungle fever during the day's requisite hike near Tzfat.
Musical session overlooking Tzfat.
Observing the production line at a stop at the Golan Heights winery.
Wine tasting during a heatwave hit the spot for most.
Rafting near the Jordan River with Israeli soldiers.
Trip photography buff Ross Tiffen snaps a bidding farewell to IDF.
Yosef Caro street in Tzfat is the canvas on which local artists paint and hustle their wares.
Participant Sam Gogan had a clear theme in his Birthright chronicles.
Independence Hall in Tel Aviv, where the state of Israel was founded.
Our new swag.
Margarita Korol is a pop artist and designer in New York City.
Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day
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