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
Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out
Plus the Pentagon reverses ban on women in combat
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
The Yesh Atid party leader shows his acting chops in a film from the nineties
The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself
Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why
Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner
With hours to go, some election surprises
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
Israel’s new political star in education mess
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