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 crossword puzzle for the month of Sivan
In Kyrgyzstan, anti-Semitism erupts in the wake of the president’s ouster
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
The many lives of ‘Jerusalem of Gold,’ an Israeli anthem
South Lebanon Army soldiers fought alongside IDF troops in their country and followed them south when Israel withdrew. Now they’re waiting for a chance to go home.
Is Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg the new face of anti-Israel politics in the United Kingdom?
Why do Arab governments—and the U.S.—insist the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the heart of all the Mideast’s problems?
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
Part 3: At Woodstock Village, the three Israelis get some room to work things out
The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has always been divisive; now it’s being used as a wedge
Part 2: Their passports confiscated while awaiting trial, the Israelis adjust to life in Goa
Part 1: For many Israelis coming off military duty, the Indian coast seems like the right place
Twenty-eight years after he left, an evacuee from Sinai’s largest abandoned settlement looks back at his onetime neighbors’ sad history
Syria may be getting a new U.S. ambassador, but the problem of Syrian engagement is far from solved
The British novelist on England, the Jews, and anti-Semitism today
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