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
And why it still matters
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
A recent series of anti-Semitic attacks in Montreal hints at a new kind of internationally influenced hate crime in Quebec, a semi-autonomous province with a wave of Muslim immigrants
To Israel, mainly, but also to pretty much everything
The church of self-hating Jews?
Church, Jews both ‘victims of collective violence’
Plus the Buck-Oy State, Eichmann in the Vatican, and more
How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church
Occupation of Palestine a root cause of Mideast problems
Plus hot water for Obama envoy, and more in the news
U.S. bishops’ group to remove controversial passage from June statement
Israel tries to stay friends, plus women and the law, and more in the news
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