Trouble Getting Into College? It Might Be the Language You Speak

Israeli study finds Arabic detrimental to standardized testing, which adds to an already fraught educational landscape

Should Hebrew Be Israel’s Official Language? Has It Ever Been?

A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.

Donald Duck’s Anti-Semitic Tweets Ruffle Feathers

Disney fires famous fowl’s Arabic voice-over artist for extreme statements

Obama vs. Romney in Arabic

For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.

What’s In (the Spelling of) a Name?

On the unusual transliteration, ‘ElBaradei’

Road From Damascus

Struggling to maintain a Mizrahi heritage in an Ashkenazi-dominated culture

Lost in Translation

A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides

Daybreak: Avigdor Nixes Further Freeze

Plus Bloomberg continues crusade, and more in the news

Sundown: The Pope’s Jew

Plus, understanding through translation, the war on lox, and more

Israel Nears Third Straight Oscar Nomination

‘Ajami’ is country’s first Arabic-language submission

Be a Mensch. Support Tablet.

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.