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
And how that discussion is impoverished
Plus Obama may go into his own specifics, and more in the news
Plus WikiLeaks makes another splash, and more in the news
Plus Israeli talks, Israeli Apartheid Week, and more
Plus Mormons are the new Jews, Avodah goes to Israel, and more
On Iran, the parallels are inexact, but the lessons remain instructive
Plus humanitarian aid for Homs, and more in the news
Plus Anne Frank is now a Mormon (except not), and more in the news
And question linger: can Israel successfully pull off an attack?
Plus Sarachek’s successor at Yeshiva U, and more
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Evidence is that regime is shaky, arguably making attack less advisable
Advocacy of diplomacy signals U.S. willingness to use war
U.S. and Israeli officials disagree over timeline, responses
Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, and more in the news
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