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
Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
On a run in 2008, I collapsed from a brain aneurysm. Now it’s time to get back on the Charles River path.
In Payback: The Case for Revenge, law professor Thane Rosenbaum considers our desire for vengeance
While my friends interned on Capitol Hill, I learned to shoot an M-16 and ate kosher Spam in the Israeli army
I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known
The State Department cables show that the Palestinian leader was a key asset to the U.S. during the Kissinger years
Residents paid a rabbi to bury damaged ritual objects. But it’s illegal, and thousands of trash bags remain in limbo.
A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world
One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
On Thursday, lions and tigers performed alongside the Yeshiva Boys Choir for 20,000 Jews at the Barclays Center
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
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