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 Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians
Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
The Lebanon-based militia also says Syria will give it “game-changing” weapons
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace
Plus Assad talks tough and a Jewish Holocaust avenger tells his story
What some of the smart folks are saying
Plus an update from Hungary, chips and dip, and an Orthodox surfer
Plus mortars rock the Damascus airport
Plus Houston bomb threats, Haim, and Marc Meron
Plus a New York socialite gets sentenced and John Malkovich arrives in Israel
Has the red line on direct American participation in Syria been crossed?
What seeming more and more like a normal day
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