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
Man charged with 1979 murder of Etan Patz pleads not guilty
Plus RIP Birger Stromsheim, Morsi’s new power grab
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Plus United States builds Libya commando force
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
And Iran and Syria are still fond of each other
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Al Monitor features Bush friend, ex-’Newsweek’ editor, ex-Politico reporter
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
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