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
Tennessee Republican Stacey Campfield ‘regrets’ that people missed his point
Plus Massachusetts rabbi considering Senate run
The long-serving senator’s war story
How history lost Judah P. Benjamin, the most prominent American Jew of the 19th century
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
Plus new talks, Mofaz beats Livni, and more in the news
Former Sen. Russ Feingold could replace retiring Sen. Herb Kohl
Kyl’s retirement would have meant an opening for Giffords
The tragic Gabrielle Giffords shooting only underscores the need for Jewish public officials to confront anti-Semitism, argues a former White House official
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
Senator Michael Bennet continues new Jewish tradition
If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans
Bennet and Sestak may come from behind to win
Jewish candidate has all the answers
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