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
Source close to City Hall says Weiner will go for public advocate
In his Bech books, the great novelist of American WASPdom parsed the allure and otherness of Jewish writers
A ghostly chaise at Grossinger’s, rubble at the Concord, and other photos of once-great Catskills resorts
Israeli artist Nir Hod transforms a famous photograph from the Warsaw Ghetto into a Cindy Sherman-style portrait of a modern fashionista
Nathan Hilu, an 89-year-old veteran who lives on New York’s Lower East Side, makes frenzied art from his potent memories of Jewish life and loss
The centenarian hero of the forthcoming novel Liebestod enjoys a ménage à six with a rabbi’s wife, a Brazilian bombshell, and a three-legged cat
A show of early paintings by Eva Hesse at the Brooklyn Museum neglects the Jewish history that framed and influenced her art
A Jewish Museum exhibit on the New York Photo League shows how its photographers fetishized poverty for the sake of propaganda
New ad campaign, pegged to special N.Y. election, suggests he is
The spotlight shines on Kiryas Joel, N.Y.
But rent is too damn high for us, too!
A New Yorker flees to New Orleans and finds himself surrounded by Jews
Spitzer may return to the political arena
Plus Levy’s running, a Shabbat to observe, and more
The last best hope for a Jewish N.Y. governor
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