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
No, not the one written inside
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah
A haftorah of women and war
A gift of sheep, a controversial collage, and more
At Sotheby’s for about $400,000
Just in time for Hanukkah, or Christmas
Plus saving the earth from synagogues, an identity musical, and more
Alicia Jo Rabins writes indie rock ballads about biblical bad girls
A museum puts the act of Torah creation in full view
An aspiring rabbi interprets the Torah on her fingernails
From Robert Crumb, with a little help from Robert Alter
A Torah portion of war and remembrance
A Torah portion of speaking up and standing out
For this week’s Torah portion, we invite you to share your tales of being brought low
From directing sharks to donating a Torah
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