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
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
Plus Jay-Z lights the menorah in Brooklyn
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
Plus Israelis killing Iranian scientists? and more in the news
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
They may smell imminent attack; they may also smell imminent elecitons
And why Likud leader, Netanyahu, is likely to see gains in next elections
UPDATED: Many conference attendees stand to the left of the official party line; some support the boycott of products made in West Bank settlements
Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more
Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Israelis are clamoring for the release of Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier abducted nearly five years ago, but is the prisoner swap demanded by his Hamas captors too high a price to pay?
Can they pick up where they left off?
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