American Studies department event betrays university’s academic principles
Forget ‘Noah’ or ‘Son of God’; to engage religious viewers, Hollywood should make more films like ‘Groundhog Day’ or ‘2001’
Not all viewpoints are reconcilable–and that’s OK
The Jewish master is as Russian as a Big Mac
Fighting reanimated Hezbollah ghouls, the IDF’s heroes never lose their cool
Will Omri Marcus’ brand of demented comedy television be Israel’s next great export?
What subjects of a recent New York Times column get fundamentally wrong
Guess who’s back to save the popular app?
A new app called Secret lets users share gossip anonymously. It’s a very bad idea.
Disney fires famous fowl’s Arabic voice-over artist for extreme statements
The Friday Review of Books
For good advice on economic policy, stop whining and listen to what Maimonides has to say
The prime minister’s son’s love life is of no theological-historical significance
From the recent Hillel controversy to a scuffle sweeping the Israeli educational system, conversation is held as sacred. It isn’t.
On stage, the English master of menace and the ponderous Frenchman find a common language in a feat of adaptation
The font, the women, the self-indulgence to hit big screen
The implications are far-reaching
The popular role-playing game, published 40 years ago this week, demands nearly Talmudic attention
Israeli TV puts on a show, Joan Rivers ensues
Parsing the Palestinian President’s Words
Are Ylvis Doing the quenelle?
A letter to the president of the Palestinian Authority about peace, love, and self-determination
Ayelet Ben-Shahar must really like her veggies
In a funny new ad produced by the settlers’ lobby group
Like all viral hits, the reverse Nazi salute is hard to explain and harder to resist, which makes it all the more dangerous
The ASA’s decision to boycott Israel is just the latest in a troubling trend of sheer political stupidity, threatening Jews and others