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, Syria’s prime minister defects to Jordan
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy
Plus Tal Law and Romney doubles down on Palestinian culture
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Conflict may foretell whether the new boss is still the old boss
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
What Egypt’s elections mean to the region
But the Egyptian military has other ideas
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
13 candidates, four frontrunners, (probably) two finalists
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, 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