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
Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres
Naftali Bennett, Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, proposes reform to fund community-selected rabbis—including non-Orthodox.
Naftali Bennett just received one
Following the electoral upheaval, some clarity
Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles
It’s becoming impossible to ignore the rumors about Sara Netanyahu’s involvement in her husband’s decisions
Plus Jewish Indian food for Passover
Plus Bob Woodward gets some unlikely new fans
Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance
Plus the Knight Foundation regrets giving Jonah Lehrer $20K
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out
Plus Chuck Hagel scores endorsements from the pro-Israel community
For those keeping score at home
Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel
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