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
Barak, Peres, Mubarak, and more weigh in on the news
Turkey’s sponsorship of the Gaza flotilla signals a failure of American policy
Plus Australian ‘crisis,’ and more in the news
Plus Israel would have sold S.A. nukes, and more in the news
A new book probes Israel’s murky relationship with apartheid South Africa
Plus a new Dubai murder development! and more in the news
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
Would Israel launch a preemptive strike—despite U.S. opposition—to prevent an Iranian bomb? Despite its bluster, probably not.
Plus Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
Plus Shimon Peres’s ‘sex appeal,’ and more in the news
At the AIPAC Conference with Netanyahu
At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country
The power of the Israeli left has waned, but belief in the need for what it long championed—territorial compromise—has become a majority position
Friday-night dinner with the machers in Switzerland
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian’s condition upgraded from critical to stable
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
It’s called ‘Home,’ and its release is extremely well-timed
After 50 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt-mediated truce
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