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
Collected Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur coverage
A haftorah of strong emotions and long views
In a graphic memoir and an online video, two women channel anguish over infertility into art
The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong
A hot day in Tel Aviv, a bored child, and a discussion of the Commandments
There’s a growing movement of women who practice their Judaism through feminist, earth-based rituals
A haftorah of dark times and core beliefs
When immigrant Lower East Side moms rioted over tonsillectomies
A new book defends the height-challenged and teaches kids about the misuse of science
A haftorah of consolations and expectations
City or subdivision: Where’s the best place to raise kids?
A haftorah of decency and despair
Imagining the day they come to take your Judaism away
Rethinking the traditions of tish and bedeken for a progressive, egalitarian wedding
The blessings of Jewish camps for special-needs kids
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’s condition upgraded from critical to stable
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
It’s called ‘Home,’ and its release is extremely well-timed
After 50 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt-mediated truce
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