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
The 50-pound mega-nugget is the size of 720 regular-sized nuggets
Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for eating trayf. So did Yitzhak Rabin.
Or perhaps the most Jewish ‘Times’ correction ever
The things you learn shopping at a crowded kosher supermarket
How 1998 forever changed Judaism across the world
And just as horsemeat is becoming trendy
The horse meat scandal ropes in Taco Bell
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Plus Turkey fires upon Syrian targets for the second day
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Will I subsist on Chex Mix at this year’s Republican National Convention?
The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter
After a lifelong curiosity about the prohibition against pork, one writer finds a satisfying answer—in the writings of the late Christopher Hitchens
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
A pre-Thanksgiving turkey potluck Shabbat dinner
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