‘Yeah, Yeah’: Eulogy for Sidney Morgenbesser, Philosopher With a Yiddish Accent

As his 10th yahrzeit nears, a remembrance of Sidney the teacher, Sidney the humorist, Sidney the arguer, Sidney the Jew

Freud and the Marranos: How Yosef H. Yerushalmi Gave Voice to Jews Caught Between Worlds

Two new books explore the complex legacy and rich life of the great Jewish historian of conversos and Marranos

Ari Shavit Talks Israel At Columbia University

The Israeli author discusses his new book, ‘My Promised Land,’ with students

Is Jewish Control Over the Slave Trade a Nation of Islam Lie or Scholarly Truth?

When Louis Farrakhan says, ‘You need to get this book,’ he means an insidious 1991 title whose claims to scholarship echo today

Yeshiva U. Bests Columbia in Harlem Shake

A showdown for the ages ends with a Maccabees victory

The Harlem Shake Invades the Upper West Side

Who does it better: Columbia or Yeshiva University?

Value Free

A morally bankrupt exhibition in New York suggests how not to look at architecture in the Middle East—by neglecting the works’ political contexts

Sundown: Hama Then, Homs Now

Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more

Winning the War

As Israel Apartheid Week returns to college campuses across the country, how should supporters of Israel fight the battle for hearts and minds?

Cantor Remembers ‘The New Deal’ Fondly

Political fun fact of the day

Steering Committee

The government cleared a Barnard professor of discriminating against a Jewish student. Now the student claims investigators weren’t told the whole truth.

Education Dept. Drops Columbia Probe

Controversial Mideast studies professor was involved in ‘steering’ charge

Unwelcome

An Orthodox Jewish student says she was steered away from an Arab-studies course at Columbia University. The Education Department is investigating.

New Charge Over Hostile Columbia Classroom

U.S. reportedly probing whether Jewish student was ‘steered’

Sundown: Um, Is That a Threat?

Plus nuclear gamesmanship, Iran and Columbia, and more

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