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
The latest question from the nutty ‘birther’ movement
Health-care tsuris in Florida
A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Give and take on the settlements, the Swedish thing, and more from the news
Considering the settlements on the 80th anniversary of a massacre
Resettling Hamas members in U.S.? Meshugge!
Specter’s travails, Huckabee makes waves again, and more in the news
In ‘Harper’s,’ Naomi Klein highlights Jewish-black rivalry
New National Jewish Democratic Council president David Harris must lead the group in the age of Obama
Says Reform movement leader
At least, so says a TV kook
Health-care reform is apparently a Nazi scheme
Who’s most qualified to float anti-Obama conspiracy theories?
Will we see him in New York this September?
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