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 the Pope reductios ad Nazism, and more
Plus the kosher donkey, and more
Plus U.S. tries to open Syrian front, and more in the news
Plus your definitive Jewish Silly Bandz comparison, and more
Will U.S. groups back a Bibi freeze extension?
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides
Plus big win for Turkey’s Erdogan
Why Iran fears the peace process
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Plus: Abbas’ reluctance, Palestinian dissent, and more in the news
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
Where the problematic ‘Fayyad Plan’ fits
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