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
Turks credit ‘wise man’ Peres
Plus, Iran blames the U.S. for killing physicist, and more in the news
Deputy FM Ayalon, at center of storm, already said sorry
What a diplomatic to-do means for Israel and the U.S.
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
Plus Moldovan anti-Semitism, a Hanukkah world record, and more
Plus a school war in N.Y., and more in the news
Except there’s no agreement on preconditions, or on potential mediator
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news
Israel tries to stay friends, plus women and the law, and more in the news
After long decline, Ladino in Turkey enjoys a modest revival
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
Strange places for atheists, the plight of prisoners, and baseball takes a stand
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