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
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Is pumping water into the Dead Sea saving or destroying it?
Cold hands, warm hearts
An unlikely techno song, keg stands in the holy land, and diaspora equality
Israeli mogul receives messages from above
Jason Alexander sees Middle East peace through non-sectarian comedy
A British soldier’s 1949 home movies
NBC’s Kings is a modern-day telling of the story of David
Offending (and befriending) Christians, disputed vineyards, and a Baltimore blog
The standard-bearer for the Jewish left?
Parliamentarians read, ideologically
Reactions to the Netanyahu speech in Israeli and U.S. media
What Netanyahu said yesterday, and to whom he was saying it
Netanyahu is a leader mired in history, not looking to the future
Obama-love, hot (and not) vacation spots, and rich Ukrainians
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