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
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
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.
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
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Plus Natalie getting married, and more in the news
Plus Harvey Milk’s camera shop, and more in the news
Plus is Abbas a perennial no-sayer? and more in the news
Plus gross bagel snacks, homo Seinfeld-economicus, and more
Plus Israel and Turkey near deal, and more in the news
Prestige hurt, but Turkish diplomacy is back
Plus what WikiLeaks told us today, and more in the news
Plus Israel takes a breather on Iran, and more
Plus the incredible, inedible foreskin, and more
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
Plus Russian Jews skipping town, a Russian Jew returns, and more
Progress toward Kurdistan, and more
The Turkish prime minister is losing control of his country’s Kurdish problem, even as rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan sits in prison
The Turkish government’s elaborate repression, and more
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