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
Conservative showman speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s fundraiser
Plus U.S. electioneering on Israel, and more in the news
Speech, designed to help Israel with Europe, could hurt Obama at home
The Jewish state’s strongest supporters (and leader) don’t want it politicized
Does this make him the 12th Jewish senator?
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
The identity gets a makeover
Candidate in Democratic primary supports it; most oppose her
Plus Jews compliment Hitler, Who Dat?!, and more
The end of Jewish-Dem alliance? Not so fast, notes JTA.
Charms, gripes, and the language of racism
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