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 Jack Lew to be named treasury secretary?
Two years after a vicious attack, a new campaign begins
Rain and snow have pelted the country, causing lots of damage
The Hizzoner lashes out at President Obama
Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62
Adrift at home, a woman sets out to find the Promised Land—in Jamaica, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Israel
Plus the U.S. just says no to Bashar Assad’s peace plan
In first interview following nomination, defense secretary nominee has his say
Lead investigator in the unsolved case was fired
How some are making the case for nomination of Hagel for defense secretary
Plus a new round of sanctions against Iran take hold
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
The former senator has been a lightning rod for criticism
Plus warplanes continue to bomb neighborhoods in Syria
Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate
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