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
Bird watchers in Israel can never cry fowl
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
The influence of Vladimir Vysotsky, who would have been 75 this week, reaches far beyond his homeland
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
Plus Chuck Hagel scores endorsements from the pro-Israel community
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
My 7-year-old told me to vote for the party that ‘gives the most peace,’ but there were none on offer in Israel’s election
For those keeping score at home
Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
If accurate, Likud-Beiteinu holds 31 with Yesh Atid second
Cast a vote in the Israeli elections
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