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
Makovsky: Israelis debate how Syria strikes would affect US action in Iran
With chemical weapons used in Syria, Israelis fear an attack at home
Israel, America, and talk of a potential attack on Assad’s regime
Arms, no-fly zones, interventions, and confusion
Others speculate on what might happen if the powerful weapons arrive
Plus author Alice Walker’s upcoming gig at the 92Y rankles many
The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
More on the battle for a key town
Following Putin’s rejection of Bibi’s plea to not bolster Syrian air defense
Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians
Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
Plus Assad talks tough and a Jewish Holocaust avenger tells his story
What some of the smart folks are saying
Plus an update from Hungary, chips and dip, and an Orthodox surfer
Plus Houston bomb threats, Haim, and Marc Meron
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