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 calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
Plus Bibi signs off on Sharansky’s new plan for the Western Wall
The life and times of Isaac Shushan
Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea
Plus diplomats say chemical weapons were used by Assad in Syria
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
Plus Barbara Walters is retiring
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
Three subjects—Iran, the Palestinians, and Syria—will surely be the subject of tonight’s dinner in Jerusalem
The Israeli-Syrian border is quiet no more, as armed Islamist rebels pledge to take back the Golan Heights
Trouble in the Golan
Plus Syrian rebels capture UN peacemakers in the Golan Heights
Veep aims to inoculate from criticism on Israel
Plus Jack Lew gets confirmed as Treasury Secretary
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to 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