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
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
When I was a kid, my folks were ordinary suburbanites. Then they retired, made aliyah, and got hip.
My Israeli roommate and I both grew up reed-thin. The implications for him as a soldier are far more profound.
There are men who leave you for another woman, and there are men who leave you for a man. Then there are those who dump you for God.
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Comment of the Week
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Anti-Semitism in Sweden leads Jews to Israel
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
Why the philo-Semitic Republic of Georgia has no Jews
Sharing Jerusalem, Mubarak’s two cents, and more in the news
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