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
Highlighting the Jewish impact on New York City
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A small temple in Olean was just added to the National Register of Historic Places, but for one girl growing up there, it always had cultural significance
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Emma Lazarus’ “The New Colossus” is a greater symbol of freedom’s light than the Statue of Liberty
Nextbook Press presents an annotated version of ‘The New Colossus’
As the Statue of Liberty turns 125, talking to statue-bound tourists about Emma Lazarus, the poet whose sonnet is inscribed in its base
Three cemeteries belonging to Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation in North America, are tucked away in Manhattan, a visible legacy of New York City’s long-ago Jewish past
It’s the ‘The New Colossus’ poet’s birthday
As Hanukkah approaches, a look at the year’s best Jewish picture books
Daniel fries a potato, Abrams fries Obama, and more
Including Emma Lazarus in the Passover seder reminds Jews to keep marching toward justice
Questions, answers, entrances, and exoduses—our complete Passover coverage
The 19th-century murder scandal that ended the reign of New York’s Sephardic aristocracy
Vote for Lazarus in silly Jewish Hall of Fame contest
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