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
Bobby Zimmerman renews an old venue in Port Chester, New York
Aly Raisman may have revived a tune
The celebrated journalist fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works
Plus a new dispute about an old guitar
Richard Meltzer’s new album is as timeless and immediate as his 40-year-old classic, The Aesthetics of Rock
A fan scours record collections from Marrakech to Montreal for music by Morocco’s bygone Jewish pop stars
Plus Brooklyn D.A. Hynes is a great goy, and more
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
Oh a name, is it nothing?
Plus anti-war meme hits Facebook, Omar Sharif-stein, and more
We’re already excited for fictionalized Dave Van Ronk biopic
Plus don’t not buy Israeli, and more
Leonard Cohen releases his 12th album, Old Ideas. The troubadour and poet hasn’t always been popular, but he is always profound.
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