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
Essex restaurant is having the least Jewish Hanukkah party ever
Why a recent fire at a major knish factory isn’t the end of the fried potato pie
Two young filmmakers are bringing the story of Streit’s Matzo Factory to life
Some in the Lower East Side clamor for Destiny’s Sheitel
An update on Friday’s big story
The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
Plus President Obama kicks off second term
Plus the brother of the Toulouse gunman speaks
The iconic Lower East Side deli keeps serving after Hurricane Sandy
New Yorker or Israeli, Jewish or Gentile, here are ways to aid those impacted
A thrift shop in New York’s East Village holds the story of my kids’ early years, and of a changed neighborhood
Nathan Hilu, an 89-year-old veteran who lives on New York’s Lower East Side, makes frenzied art from his potent memories of Jewish life and loss
A new high-end residential development is seeking to add a shine of kosher chic to the historic—if also historically downmarket—Lower East Side
Activists want building declared a landmark
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