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
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
U.S. policymakers fear a “Shia crescent,” a regional alliance led by Iran. A dawning “Muslim Brotherhood crescent” is far more threatening.
Also, report: Hamas secured sophisticated anti-aircraft weapons from Libya
Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home
Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more
As Qaddafi falters, representatives of Libya’s expatriate Jewish community are on a quixotic quest to become part of the country’s new government
Plus will the real Flagman please stand up? and more in the news
Putative relative of Libyan leader bemoans his downfall (in verse)
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, and more in the news
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus, Israeli envoy enlists American Jews, Lieberman the shanda, and more
The Arab Spring is liberating a generation from repressive political institutions, but the intellectual legacies of the regimes they are helping topple may be tougher to shake
As Syria’s Assad ups violence, U.S., Iran, Israel consider their interests
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