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
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
How social media felled a rising star, and how his Jewishness was involved
Queens congressman runs into some trouble on the Twitter
Alan Cumming’s character on The Good Wife—the marvelously nuanced political operative Eli Gold—captures the future face of careful, largely deracinated Jewish-American politicians
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
Plus, Sabra throwdown, seperation of shul and state, and more
Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more
Plus Chabon’s awesome new Nazi-fighting show, and more
Plus Gaddafi the Jew, Reconstructionism goes mainstream, and more
But its bluff is called; vote on harsher resolution could come Friday
Without haggling, convicted spy could gain freedom
Alleges spy’s full damage remains untold
Thirty-nine Democratic reps. urge Obama
Plus Staten Island Jew-listing, and more
Plus a Libyan ship heads for Gaza, and more
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