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
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
Family of the victims and witnesses look back
A Knesset bill that underscores the best of Israel
Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
Everything you need to know about Mitt’s visit (and more)
Also Rahm + Farrakhan = Crime Fighting Duo?
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
Dani Dayan makes noise we’ll be hearing about all day
Also Israelis scramble for gas masks as Syria destabilizes
On my list of worries this Tisha B’Av: Iran, Egypt—and the ugly ways we Jews talk to one another
Report claims Palestinian economy incapable of supporting a state
Shocking news of Sheldon Adelson’s support for Republicans
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen flip flops on Shimon Peres
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Plus Mindy Meyer scores a major endorsement
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