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
Although probe is criticized as soft
Obama backs Bibi on direct talks
Plus Israel files internal Gaza War charges, and more in the news
The 1967 Soviet-Egyptian intervention in Israel is a lesson in how not to block a Mideast bomb
Dining chez POTUS, Turkey troubles, and more
What an Egyptian thriller says about the country’s perception of Israel
Bashar al-Assad has maintained his country’s key position in Mideast politics by drawing out the peace process and turning it into warfare by other means
Obama’s Middle East policy may soon shift away from moderates in favor of extremists
Plus more ships set sail, and more in the news
Zechariah, the flotilla, and reflections on might and morality
Your midday Flotilla update
Geoffrey Wawro’s Quicksand misses an opportunity to make an isolationist critique of U.S. Middle East policy
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Plus Wiesel dines Chez Obama, Mideast nukes, and more in the news
Plus can’t anyone here impose these sanctions? 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