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
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
Plus Bialik’s back, and more
Plus Iraqi church massacre, the Tea Party (Israeli), and more in the news
Why Jews remain important players in a global struggle
Plus Iron Dome is fully forged, and more in the news
General thinks Israel is merely one factor in region
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Plus the Israeli with 17 wives, and more in the news
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
Over a scene in ‘Brüno’
Even if al-Qaeda wants it, plus more in the news
Bibi’s speech, kosher Google, and more from the morning papers
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