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
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
Plus Polanski’s request, another Ponzi scheme, and more in the news
Plus the U.S. on Jerusalem, another Senate Jew, and more in the news
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ and more
Plus a $200M fraud hits Lakewood, a maybe-march into Gaza, and more
Plus Polanski’s way out, Egypt’s hated wall, and more in the news
But it’s all Nasser’s fault
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
BBC asks, why no ‘cultural normalisation’ between the countries?
Plus, Harvard Holocaust denial and Sharansky on that ad
Word leaks thanks to changed political calculus
Hamas political chief headed to Egypt for negotiations; German official to moderate
Good hair, English roots, and an Egyptian synagogue
Huckabee likes settlements, firefighters squabble, 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