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
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The all-night event features concerts, symposiums, and parties across the city
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus the U.S. Navy increases Gulf presence, and more
A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage
Democracy best promoted through staff on the ground, not Congress
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
The logic behind the new Fatah-Hamas unity
Plus Assad fall ‘inevitable,’ and more in the news
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus what’s next after UNESCO, Gilad Shalit tsk-tsked, and more
P.A. moves will also prompt withholding of crucial aid
Plus Arab League/Syria communication breakdown, and more in the news
Plus P.A. voted into UNESCO, and more in the news
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
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