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
Plus Ronan Farrow gets his own MSNBC show, and more in the news
The filmmaker drops some knowledge in an interview with Channel 2 Israel
Do the Woody Allen-family paternity revelations signal the end of the nebbishy übermensch?
Plus Israel asks U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur, and more in the news
Noah Baumbach’s new Frances Ha shows the fate of a generation enamored of the nebbishy narcissist
Celebrating the King of Swing
The Israeli clarinetist continues to turn heads
A photographer sets up film stills at their original locations
A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman
The actor/writer/director talks to Jewcy about anxiety and Hebrew School
This might be the worst 45 minutes of your life
Printable Larry David and Woody Allen flu masks
David Krakauer links the mediums
Remembering a brilliant, generous friend
Plus over a thousand Palestinians displaced last year, 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