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
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
A week later, Iran is now issuing a denial
Plus Siyum HaShas and an apology to Turkey?
A question after Barak/Panetta, new sanctions, and Romney/Bibi
Also Rahm + Farrakhan = Crime Fighting Duo?
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response and more
Plus Israelis killing Iranian scientists? and more in the news
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
Plus Syria only gets worse, and more in the news
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
Kenneth Waltz’s weak argument in favor of a nuclear Iran
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Plus, Reform and Conservative rabbis scorned, and more in the news
Birthright Israel will take 40,000 young Jews on a free trip to the Jewish state this year. We’re joining them.
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian’s condition upgraded from critical to stable
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
It’s called ‘Home,’ and its release is extremely well-timed
After 50 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt-mediated truce
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