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
Culling the statements from Romney’s camp
A look at Syria of today and Aleppo of old
Celebrating the Israeli writer on his birthday
Plus Natalie Portman to go nearly nude for charity
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
Plus Jewish baseball great Kevin Youkilis to play for Israel
Some heart-warming stories for your hump day
Dispatch #2 from Quds Day in Berlin
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Plus Obama campaign launches Rabbis for Obama
Following June’s controversial court ruling a doctor sues a rabbi
Plus Rabbi Shmuley Boteach gets a huge Adelson boost
Plus a mysterious death in Paris
Jodi Rudoren makes a pretty big gaffe
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