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
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
A source is reporting much of the underground Fordo site has been hit
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Plus President Obama kicks off second term
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary
From “Argo” to “Gangster Squad,” a celluloid news round-up
Plus the Treasury Department warns about Iran avoiding sanctions
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
Plus Jack Lew to be named Treasury Secretary tomorrow
Looking at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
In first interview following nomination, defense secretary nominee has his say
Lead investigator in the unsolved case was fired
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
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