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
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
The online-ordained minister married a gay couple during her book signing
Maybe it’s time for a Jewish comedian on late night television
Israeli TV puts on a show, Joan Rivers ensues
Plus rent Spielberg’s house, Joan Rivers wants Bristol Palin’s life, and more
Plus Joan Rivers the octogenarian, Jonah Lehrer is back, and more
Agenda: The Dead Sea Scrolls in Times Square, Legado screens in Chicago, Arab-Israeli culture in London, Joan Rivers in Fort Worth, and more
Elizabeth Taylor died today of congestive heart failure. That seems impossible: Whatever misfortunes befell the glamour queen and Jewish convert over the years, there was never a failure of heart.
Plus what Abbas says and whom he says it to, Neil!, and more
Plus Rivers crosses Palin and lives to tell about it, and more
The hardest-working woman in show business
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ and more
Joan was the only highlight of her Comedy Central special
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