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
Yariv Horowitz was reportedly beaten just before winning best film award
French Jews are quietly moving to New York, London, and Israel
Can a group of French students force Twitter to release the names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets?
The Frenchman, believe it or not, is back in the news
And just as horsemeat is becoming trendy
The former IMF Chief’s latest saga yields some impressive turns of phrase
Plus David Axelrod gets a new gig
Plus President Obama addresses BBYO International Convention
A look back on the week that was
There are too many troubling things to keep up with
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
Plus France’s action in Mali raises fears for French Jews and Ariel’s mayor dies
Plus a Syrian university suffers a major attack
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
In a cemetery thousands of miles away, an unexpected host helped me reconnect with my lost friend
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