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
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
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.
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
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
Plans to de-outlaw Holocaust denial, among other things
Literature award goes to Herta Mueller, not Oz or Roth
Plus Jewish hogs, unwelcome visitors, and another poll
Plus a somber anniversary, a big giver, and more in the news
Ahmadinejad varies his script, a Madoff ‘collaborator,’ and more in the news
Memories of Lodz, a blind date peace plan, and more in the news
Teutonic love for Tarantino’s ‘Inglorious Basterds’
Germans like ‘Basterds,’ circumcision for all, and more in the morning news
What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?
Charms, gripes, and the language of racism
Leader struggles for an annotated ‘Mein Kampf’
Even if al-Qaeda wants it, plus more in the news
Maybe, if Jerusalem woman’s spit says so
To get with the peace program
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