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
When celebrities die, tributes flood social media—and I can’t help but ‘dislike’
Plus chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize, and more
Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more
At his bar mitzvah, my son took his place in the men’s section of the shul—a place where mothers can’t go
Sendak and Roth each add their own bon mot
On his centennial, the kids’ illustrator and New Yorker and Daily Worker contributor is celebrated in Miami
Man is born a clown.
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A few more notes on the late illustrator Sendak
Plus Obama forsakes sticks and stones against Syria, and more
Quintessential children’s book author with a dark side
Plus Israel’s northern border tense due to Syria, and more in the news
Plus, Portman to make vegan documentary, Kunis does Dior, and more
Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more
Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, 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