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
Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Neoconservatives about-face on U.S. envoy to Syria
Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more
Plus Park51 opens, and more in the news
Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news
Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
Plus Galliano convicted, tent protests tested, and more in the news
Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Plus, cagey Iran, D.C. vs. Snyder, and more
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
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