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
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
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?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
‘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
Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future.
What an Egyptian thriller says about the country’s perception of Israel
On the 121st anniversary of his birth, what makes Hitler an Internet phenomenon?
On the eve of the Oscars, an endorsement of ‘The White Ribbon’
A new documentary discusses the legacy of a Nazi filmmaker with his heirs
The anti-‘Edge of Darkness’ email your relatives are forwarding
Two Best Foreign Film nominees offer differing takes on the ties that bind
A new French film examines a case of philo-Semitism gone terribly awry
Watching James Cameron’s CGI epic and reconsidering the Hanukkah story
Filmmaker Yoav Shamir thinks anti-Semitism isn’t much of a problem. Is that a problem?
A film festival looks at Israel’s Arab citizens
A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony
A new film shines a light on Rudolph Kasztner, controversial Holocaust-era figure
Why Jewish producers kept Jewish women off stage and screen
As Natalie Portman makes her screen debut in ultra-Orthodox garb, we scan film history for her antecedents
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