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
Incumbent Shelly Yachimovich faces off against party royalty Isaac Herzog
Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections
Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
What’s up? A follow-up to our round-up
Plus Jay-Z lights the menorah in Brooklyn
Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
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