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 likely Iran sanctions and the Western Wall on Twitter
Plus White House party controversy, Madoff gets some respect, and more in the news
Was it naïve about Israel, or was it tough-minded?
Contra conventional wisdom, they don’t all dislike him
Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, and more
Plus fear vs. hate, hippie art, and a rock ‘n’ roll error
Plus a Hungarian bust, a German painting, and more in the news
Israelis united in support; Obama not pleased
Plus against ‘going Muslim,’ Israel’s defenders, and more
Plus dreidel for fame and fortune, mixed marriages, and more
Plus Obama’s alleged Israel blunders, Iran warns Germany, and more in the news
Plus Ponzi fatigue, mother tongues, and a strange souvenir
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, 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