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
The British novelist on England, the Jews, and anti-Semitism today
Today’s rabbinic culture is closing the door to converts, and ignoring its own history in the process
Why anti-Zionism festers in a country otherwise known for its friendliness
At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country
How Mirra Alfassa went from being a French bohemian to an Indian goddess
How the Mossad assassinated my tropical vacation
Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?
A Spanish leftist speaks out for Israel—and she’s not even Jewish
Anti-Semitism in the 19th arrondissement, a neighborhood with a recent history of violence
Arab-Jewish relations in a tense Paris neighborhood
Jacobo Timerman’s son Héctor says there’s no such thing as an anti-Semitic country
Thirty years ago, Buenos Aires newspaper publisher Jacobo Timerman emerged as a crusading human rights icon. Newly declassified documents offer a fresh—and more complicated—view of the Argentine dissident.
What the pending International Court of Justice decision on Kosovo’s independence will mean for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Raymond Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, started out as a newspaperman
A Cold War anniversary reminds us not to take history for granted
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