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
Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, a pacifist, pulls no punches
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
What the link to Iran means and doesn’t mean
Israel’s long-term health is also imperiled
What this signals about the defining issue of the 2012 election
A question after Barak/Panetta, new sanctions, and Romney/Bibi
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
New report finds tilt even as both sides make their cases—to everyone
The White House’s line—that a strike can only delay the program—is an attempt to downplay our military capability
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
Israeli prime minister risks relationship with U.S president into 2017
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
Does the president really know more about Judaism than John Adams and James Madison did?
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