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
Reading Shulamith Firestone’s The Dialectic of Sex, I found the urgency today’s radicals lack
Is misfortune God’s doing? A new work on The Book of Job asks what kind of world we live in.
A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe
Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients
Ami Bar-Nahor, the pioneering force behind Naot, is stepping into the luxury market with BeautiFeel Shoes
As Orthodox Jews join the battle against eating disorders, one young woman shares her harrowing story
Germany’s challenge to Jewish tradition focuses on individual rights, but what about our bodies’ sanctity?
The new head of Jacques Levine footwear looks to revive his family business—by going beyond slippers
Exploring the Internet led me to knowledge, questions, and, ultimately, leaving the Hasidism I’d grown up with
Americans celebrate independence, but dependence can also be essential, especially in difficult times
Jeffrey Kahn and his wife are set to open one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington, D.C.
In a new memoir, Herb Silverman recounts his legal battle against a state ban on atheists seeking public office
Firgun is the ungrudging pleasure one takes in another’s good fortune, and there’s no English word for it
As standards of beauty shift, rhinoplasty—once a rite of passage for Jewish teens—declines in popularity
The documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. casts a skeptical look at all those pink-branded efforts to raise awareness
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