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
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
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.
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
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Plus Obama urges Lebanon on arms, and more in the news
Plus smoked meat in a pastrami town
A new law allows Israelis to import books translated in Arab world
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Plus Iran, Russia, Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war
Saying it’s one-sided
Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Hezbollah didn’t do it, but action still raises tensions
More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias
Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second
No treaty soon with Lebanon; more Jewish building in East Jerusalem?
Germans like ‘Basterds,’ circumcision for all, and more in the morning 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