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
A Jane Austen classic reset in the Galilee
God & Co., Episode IV
Expert tips for the phony bar mitzvah boy
Ed Zwick and Leon Wieseltier on fighters, cab drivers, creepy forests, and the movie Defiance
The haunted films of Chantal Akerman
Readers’ reviews from the 2009 New York Jewish Film Festival
The Exorcist meets The Dybbuk in The Unborn
A new film spotlights a far-flung group seeking connection with the mainstream
An animated investigation of war
The enigmatic “Jew fairy” at the center of The Boys in the Band
Jeff Goldblum discusses his tour-de-force role in Adam Resurrected
Kate Winslet gambles for your tears in The Reader
Lars von Trier’s Europa delves into Germany’s past—and possibly his family’s
Saying “Never again” to Holocaust movies
Watching Daniel Craig, “everyone’s favorite non-Jewish Jew”
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