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
A reading list
Plus political rabbi gets U.S. scold, and more in the news
61 percent of Jews are still onboard
New report rebuts claims of generational seachange
Franzen gets much right, but gets D.C. neocons wrong
The freeze extension is the only issue right now
Has he lost support over Israel?
The U.S. and Israel hash it out through articles
Though vast majority are still Democrats
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
Why Park51 and East J’lem are unrelated
Plus Parker favors Park51, and more in the news
Guess what happens when you try to please everybody
Plus Obama says Turkish arms sales are safe, and more
Clear on developers’ rights, less on wisdom
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