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
Looking at Hamas’ reach and where the Jerusalem rocket fell
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
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Plus Arab League/Syria communication breakdown, and more in the news
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news
Plus Koch on Perry, the TriBeCa SuKaAh, and more
Move will prompt U.S. veto. And what else?
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress this week, filled with falsehoods and untruths, defies the spirit of this week’s parasha, which urges us to be diligent with numbers and facts
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
Plus anti-Syria lobbying, and more in the news
Plus the new Egyptian democrats, and more in the news
A think-tank fantasy depicts a real-life impasse
Israel rejected big offer; news is bad P.R. for P.A.
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