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
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Plus cruise control, building battle, and more in the news
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Israeli move seems designed to antagonize
What a democratic revolution in Iran would mean for the Islamic Republic’s relationship with Israel
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Says he didn’t understand local politics
Plus Merkel the pro-Israel maverick, and more in the news
Plus happy 100th to a New York knishery, and more
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