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
Plus Blair stranded, books in Italy, and more in the news
Plus Smith v. Rosenberg, Packer v. Ramadan, and more
Plus Russia takes foot off Iran’s gas, and more in the news
Plus Gallaudet’s Jewish head, survivors’ cancer, and more
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Plus prisoner swapping, a defiant Iran, and more in the news
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news
Argues Yossi Klein Halevi in ‘WSJ’ op-ed
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Says Iran, plus a new charge against Israel and more in the news
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
Plus hate on parade, wholesome pinups, and more
A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir
Is Ahmadinejad a Jew? Plus more questions from the news.
One blogger theorizes yes
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