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
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Plus rockets, rejection, and more in the news
Plus informal U.S.-Hamas talks, Palestine next year, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Plus Iran’s sanctions, Obama’s Seder, and more in the news
Plus Petraeus denies ‘linkage,’ and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s missing counter-offer, and more
Things are tense between Obama and Bibi
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
Plus Levy’s running, a Shabbat to observe, and more
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, 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