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, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Daniel Byman discusses the move toward statehood
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas declares emergency, Beck goes really tasteless, and more in the news
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
Disagreement over Fayyad could be straw that breaks always-tenuous deal
Change represents victory for Israel and, even more, Obama
Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news
Plus Israel and ‘12, sustainable delis, 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