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
America’s patron saint isn’t Washington or Lincoln, a new book argues—it’s Moses
A Torah portion of selfless acts and last words
A Torah portion of speaking up and standing out
For this week’s Torah portion, we invite you to share your tales of being brought low
Modest ‘Blossom’, cups of Israeli Joe, and more
Obama on Iran, this week’s parasha, Winnipeg Jewry
Power struggles, robot wars, and the difficulty of democracyNumbers 16:1–18:32
A Torah portion of cries, spies, and revolutions on the rise
At the intersection of imprisonment, Internet Week, and Moses
The beautiful ordinariness of Aaron
Or Twitter and the Tabernacle
Or Moses, the original Dr. Manhattan?
Was Moses the Bernie Madoff of his time?
Some advice on leadership from the original man in charge
Ernest Shackleton, Moses and the brilliance of failing
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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