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 Syria only gets worse, and more in the news
Alice Walker will not allow Hebrew translation of The Color Purple
Peter Joseph, of Israel Policy Forum, condemns ‘oversimplified rhetoric’
But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon
Can the women’s antiwar group, active in the anti-Israel BDS effort, turn people against drone warfare?
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
Novelist won’t fly to Germany to accept prize after controversial Iran poem
The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews
One-tenth of membership votes by decisive margin
Brooklyn group to decide whether to hold referendum over Israeli products
Which might be more a case of ‘Zionist B.S.’
Plus the Jews of 1600 Pennsylvania, and more
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
‘Dissent’ editor will speak Sunday in Park Slope
The BDS debate comes to Park Slope
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