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
Rosh Hashanah wishes from the prez
A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers
Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others
How synagogues and their congregants are handling the economic downturn
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
From the archives: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle
As Yom Kippur approaches: ‘Fido, I owe you one’
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday
The do-it-yourself approach to synagogue security
High Holidays in the recession
High-priced holidays, blushing brides, and a wasted plea
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
Gray areas, the Golden Gate, and parodic justice
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