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 sukkah of tomorrow, held up by its inhabitants
A student sukkah project harks back to architecture’s dawn
A portable sukkah for the weekday wanderer
Representations of women in Romania’s Jewish cemeteries
The Israel Museum unveils a restored mahzor from 1331
An exhibition at New York’s Jewish Museum redefines the ritual object
How is it that one of the greatest collections of Hebraica ever assembled can’t find a home?
Louis Kahn and the architecture of quiet reverence
The unbuilt synagogues of the Great Depression
The twisting, shimmering, and unpredictable universe of Ron Arad
For Lisa Anne Auerbach, the yarn is the message
A leading collector, as remembered by his daughter
An exhibition examines Washington’s Jewish life during the Civil War
Remembering Harvey Kurtzman, the genius behind MAD Magazine
In fashioning his sculptures, Jacques Lipchitz drew inspiration from his sketches—and his past
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