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
A look at this morning’s news
Senior Israeli official’s suspension over Facebook sends the wrong message
Six months after court ruling, company turns over names to French authorities
Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’
Everything you need to know about Mark Zuckerberg’s latest move
Google close to buying Israeli start-up for $1.3 billion
Facebook founder to start an advocacy group for the undocumented
Plus everything you might want to know about sequestration
The Facebook CEO will get the Jersey guv some cash
Our adopted children escaped the misery of Russian orphanages. Others won’t be as lucky.
Desperate for news of a ceasefire, but true resolution seems nowhere in sight
Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy
Social media geotagging features spark unprecedented security questions
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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