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
With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news
Says talks will remain suspends if Israel’s offers are too limited
Bad PR for the left-leaning Israel lobby group
Israel tries to stay friends, plus women and the law, and more in the news
An uncommon rite, bubbly’s back, and Obama’s image
A Nobel, a threat, and more from the news
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, and more in the news
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
Oren explains in ‘TNR’
It may be a waste of resources, ‘Commentary’ says
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
‘Mount’ing troubles, dystopia, and the next Holocaust flick
BBC asks, why no ‘cultural normalisation’ between the countries?
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