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 ‘The Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ Are Read Aloud in Greek Parliament
Israel and Iran featured in a foreign policy debate with little substance
Plus a farewell to Paul Kurtz
What’s known and unknown about bilateral talks with Iran
Today’s bombing likely to have big implications for Lebanon
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
It’s time to admit that banning Mein Kampf while allowing anti-Islam cartoons is a double-standard
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran ban books. Why are they being honored on the European book-fair circuit?
Or perhaps proof of why we need more Jewish holidays
Plus the German Cabinet sets date to discuss circumcision amendment
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
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