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
Three comedies—This Is 40, Parental Guidance, and The Guilt Trip—give the holidays cheap laughs
Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough
How the godfather of X-rated animation—subject of recent screenings—paved the way for South Park
Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki is trying to overturn Jesse Friedman’s 1989 Great Neck molestation conviction
Spielberg’s timely new Civil War biopic portrays a man leading his people to the gates of the Promised Land
Russian-born Julia Loktev’s haunting new The Loneliest Planet sends beautiful youth into the wilderness
A rising generation of American entertainers cracks Jewish jokes galore—and couldn’t care less
Anne Hathaway’s and other celebrity weddings suggest that in America Jewishness has become aspirational
What a character named Adolf Critler means for the future of video games and the First Amendment
The Possession, starring Matisyahu, fails to live up to the potential of Jewish horror films
The novelist and film critic was the most gifted also-ran of the 1960s Jewish-American literary renaissance
The ketubah—the prenup’s antecedent—proves that, although love is ephemeral, a signature is forever
The famed screenwriter, who died Tuesday at 71, single-handedly invented a new kind of woman
A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry
Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece grasps for nothing less than the meaning of life and the limits of faith
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