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 Israel goes to California, Weiner on “chutzpah,” and more in the news
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Students receive a new kind of training
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Potential conflict-of-interest explored
For converts, December can be the cruelest month
Plus the West Bank mosque arson’s aftermath, and more in the news
Blog responds to NYT article on Midwood
Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, and more
The NYT’s awful, heart-warming story about a Hebrew-speaking dog
To shill Jewish penicillin
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Says rabbi who gave famous 1990 sermon
The former ‘Nation’ editor and publisher remembers Sidney Zion, crusading journalist and renegade Jew
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