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
Madame Alexander launched her iconic doll company 90 years ago—decades before Barbie was born
The Talmudic rabbis saw the world as a wedding—a place of charity and pleasures to be enjoyed while it lasts
The Israeli owners of London’s intimate Middle Eastern restaurant score a six-figure cookbook deal
Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities
With its award-winning cookbook Seafoodpedia, Tel Aviv restaurant Mul-Yam brings a world of fish to Israel
The Sephardi Voices history project collects testimony from Jews who fled Arab lands after Israel was founded
A different version of the famed manual of mental disorders
The cards my Christian paternal grandparents sent me as a child came with small checks—and a hidden agenda
Through reasoning, the rabbis brought all of natural creation under the rule of law
Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy
Haircuts are a Lag b’Omer tradition. Some have turned this Jewish custom into a way to help needy kids.
Hamburger chain Burgerim opens its first American store, serving fast food with a Middle Eastern twist
Instead of focusing on dieting before my daughter’s bat mitzvah, I decided to get in shape emotionally
The Talmud’s pragmatism and wonder meet in a technical problem about the height of a boundary line
JBI International’s Braille materials and audiobooks help blind Jews stay connected to the community
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