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
An update on the Gaza-bound flotilla
American ‘The Audacity of Hope’ to set sail Saturday
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
Plus accused Giffords shooter won’t stand trial now, and more
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
Plus, anti-Jewish bomb plot neutralized, and more in the news
Plus notes on Barenboim’s concert, and more
ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine
Plus a liver becomes a man, and more
The comical contretemps is actually an important, depressing sign
Plus, Chabad blast deliberate, and more in the news
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
Israel fires on Gaza City for first time since Cast Lead
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