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
Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war
The Coen brothers’ new movie is a masterful meditation on Judaism
As Johnny Castle in ‘Dirty Dancing,’ Patrick Swayze was the last—and best—of a breed
Is a film about Palestinians inherently political?
The Baader-Meinhof Gang had all the brains of an action flick
Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ a Jewish revenge fantasy, does violence to Jewish morality
In Israel, the ‘real American hero’ was a different kind of soldier
Susan Sontag, in a rare turn as filmmaker, visited a traumatized Israel in 1973
A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs
When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema
‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days
Thirty years ago, two Jewish kids from Toronto swore they’d never stop rockin’. They never did.
Young and restless at the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival
A talk with the writer-director behind Two Lovers
Annette Ezekiel Kogan tells all about punk-klezmer band Golem’s latest album
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