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
Topped the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of 50 most generous Americans
Introducing the Schusterman Philanthropic Network’s new funding initiative
The philanthropist’s sale of his extensive personal Judaica keeps Jewish culture in the limelight
Don’t just ask for donations at your bar or bat mitzvah. Do some homework and find a cause with meaning.
Which Jewish billionaires are the most philanthropic?
Five of top six U.S. philanthropists are Jews
Forgoing the usual bar and bat mitzvah swag, some teens are asking guests to contribute to charity
Plus the politics of Israeli daylight savings time, and more
The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators
Includes Bloomberg and Soros; does not include Adelson
Philanthropist likes Birthright as bulwark against intermarriage
This day in infamous Jewish history
Plus another scary move by Iran, Federation fundraising, and more
Few women in top posts, significant pay gaps
Plus a somber anniversary, a big giver, and more in the news
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