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
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Israel’s losing war for world opinion
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news
Considering the former prime minister, after he’s spent four years in a coma
What they’re talking about when they talk about talks
IDF confirms incident; skirmishes mild so far
Plus gay marriage, the U.S. vs. England, and more in the news
Settlers refuse to comply
U.S., Europeans, Hamas all voice objections
Roger Cohen seeks detente, plus mutinous soldiers, strategic land grabs, and more in the news
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
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