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 a Jewish ‘Jersey Shore,’ and more
Analyzing a poll that found 42% approval
Plus welfare mess, White House shindig, and more in the news
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
And struggles to find co-signers
Plus habemus proximity talks! and more in the news
Plus cartoon Jesus, Gen-Stewart, and more
Plus Clegg primed for power, and more in the news
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Stays squarely in the Common Era
Plus Wiesel dines Chez Obama, Mideast nukes, and more in the news
Much to learn from NYT’s ’20-Somethings’
Sometimes criticism is just criticism
Plus proximity talks to begin this week, and more in the news
U.S. law as carrot to coax global action
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