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 Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Biennial drill will test both countries’ missile-defense systems
Plus hate on parade, wholesome pinups, and more
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
‘Haaretz’ reports reps of both nations were at Cairo non-proliferation conference
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news
A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir
With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping
A Nobel, a threat, and more from the news
Plus a cross to bear, a Nobelist, and more in the news
Seeing the Iranian nuclear threat through the lens of Osirak
Is Ahmadinejad a Jew? Plus more questions from the news.
One blogger theorizes yes
Plus Disraeli rocks, taking Iran seriously, and more in the news
Plus a somber anniversary, a big giver, 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