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
An incident that yields no thoughtful responses
Examining the implications of the fall of the Tal Law
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
Bucking convention in his village, Yousef Juhja sent three sons to the IDF—and one paid the ultimate price
The bulk of next year’s graduating class will be absorbed by the IDF
Plus Tal Law and Romney doubles down on Palestinian culture
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Can activist Mickey Gitzin focus the social justice movement on a political message about synagogue and state?
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Protests, Kadima Party force Bibi to promise real concessions
Plus Syria only gets worse, and more in the news
Prime minister likely to propose compromise bill, keep coalition intact
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
With squabbling of Kadima and religious parties, Bibi holds all the cards
As the Knesset considers a new national service law, young Arab citizens may be required to pitch in, too
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
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 in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
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