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
Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
The authors’ theories about chosenness may be wrong for everyone in the world—except pop stars
Ariel Marcus Rosenberg comes of age
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
Complete with lousy ‘Thriller’ jokes
At least according to Shmuley Boteach book
Longtime ‘Variety’ columnist prompted Michael Jackson to change anti-Semitic lyric
Canada’s Israel boycott, Morocco’s Shoah recognition
Roseanne says Michael Jackson’s kids are Jewish
Fashion plates, golden coffins, and bad verse
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Faux paranoia, a subway skirmish, and a good call by God
Notes on the passing of a star
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