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
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Israel and Iran to be housed at opposite ends of the Olympic Village
Plus Romney joins call for moment of silence at the Olympics
Plus one of the best Times wedding vows article yet
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
The former Smiths star wraps himself in the degel in Tel Aviv
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The Hezbollah leader affirms his support for Assad
Reports claim Medhi Ghazeli was European, a Gitmo alum, linked to al Qaeda
Plus Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld together again
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
The sportscaster to critique the IOC for its ‘baffling’ decision on-air
Plus cooking with Cel-Ray soda
The novelist’s work regularly foreshadows actual events. In his latest book, the action finally shifts to Israel.
New graphic novels by Harvey Pekar and Guy Delisle illustrate different takes on the Israeli-Palestinian mess
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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