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
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
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.
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
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
There are distinct similarities between what comes out on the page and what comes out in the w.c.
An argument for keeping summertime unplugged
The blissful idleness, and useless information dump, of a frequent flyer
A haftorah of discipline and death
An interview with Miriam Lowenbraun, who is working to bring Jews back to observance
In a new memoir, Mark Oppenheimer recounts how competitive debate saved his youth
A statistical rundown on the scourge of schools and camps
A haftorah of reasoning and redemption
A tour of restaurants in the Holy Land
Rather than ban books, let’s find alternatives
A haftorah of few options and many rewards
In early-20th-century Warsaw, making sure people observed the Sabbath was serious business
Jewish groups protesting a pro-Palestinian book are missing the point
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah
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