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
U.S. ambassador to Syria blames Russia, Iran for enabling slaughter
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus Congress halts some aid to Palestinians, and more in the news
Neoconservatives about-face on U.S. envoy to Syria
Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more
Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?
Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster
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