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
Will this usher in the second coming of Joe Lieberman?
Lieberman gives farewell on the 12th anniversary of Bush v. Gore decision
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
As conference begins, lobby seeks to move U.S. position closer to Israel’s
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That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
A friend says yes; I merely marvel at Lieberman’s effect on Jews
First Jewish national candidate is four-term senator
Kids are exposed to many loaded terms each day, from ‘gay’ to ‘Yid’ to the n-word. Some are OK to use, in some contexts, for some people. Some are not. How can we teach them which are which?
With more Republicans than ever
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N.Y. congressman gives Jon Stewart ‘naches’
Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal expected to win Dodd’s seat
Navasky on Lieberman, Hannukah’s ‘Avatar,’ and more
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