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 new album tries to change Hanukkah’s reputation
Music made her do it
Josh Kun finds forgotten treasures in old, discarded LPs
Paul Shapiro’s music is a buffet of treats
Why is Steve Daitch’s music embarrassing to enjoy?
Cliche-free jazz, punk, and hip-hop
Celebrating Jerusalem hip-hop with Coolooloosh
Two musicians meet at the intersection of then and now
Sex, drugs, and . . . the Holocaust?
Let go of your skepticism about new Jewish music
La Mar Enfortuna reinterprets the music of the Sephardic diaspora
Hill country and the old country merge in a unique folk sound
A new school in Germany promises cantors for Europe
The Sway Machinery party like it’s 5769
Musician Jonathan Dagan was inspired by being uninspired
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’
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
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