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
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
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.
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
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
And Ehud Olmert goes to crazy lengths to attack Netanyahu
Plus a round up on condemnations on Libyan
102-year-old was eminent historian, fierce Revisionist Zionist
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Influential commenter concludes Bibi won’t make peace on his own
Remnick, of The New Yorker, on Haaretz
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
Novelist defeats favorites McCarthy, Carey
Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?
BHL in NYC
Old-school Jewish class distinctions in blogger’s ‘New Yorker’ riposte
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