Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue
In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.
Members of the Kurdish religious sect are under siege in Iraq. Who are they? What do they believe? And what is to be done?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
The Met’s dazzling retrospective declares: ‘It’s all a matter of how much freedom you can stand.’
Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.
Whether they’re drawn by social programs, religious practice, or the food, non-Jews have changed the face of the organization
They focus on fairness, community, and social justice—rather than profit. And some of the food is pretty good, too.
In his Jaffa café, London native Danny Phillips hopes that savory, sweet, and vegan pastries can bring Arabs and Jews together
Pearl Buck breathes life into a disappearing Chinese community
The surprising alliance at the heart of John Oliver Killens
A memoirist recalls what came after the thriving Baghdad of his youth
Yasmin Levy brings fire to traditional Ladino music
Where have all Bernard Malamud’s readers gone?
Elisa Albert talks about her first novel—a coming-of-death tragicomedy
How William Steig’s inner turmoil changed him
A documentary dares to examine fundamentalist Christians in a nuanced light
Philippe Grimbert pretended he had an older sibling. The macabre reality was not far off.
Gregorian chant meets Judeo-Iraqi songs of prayer in Miami
Moving from translation into fiction, Evan Fallenberg conjures an unlikely romance
What does “Diasporist” art look like? R.B. Kitaj tried to show us.
Selim Nassib’s latest novel riffs on rumors of Golda Meir’s affair with a Palestinian banker
U.S. relatives of Hamas terror victims take Arab Bank to court
New York City native chronicled the captivating, everyday world around her
Several more injured when rocket from Gaza struck Ashdod synagogue
18 Gazans murdered in wake of IDF strike that killed top Hamas officers
Mel Brooks’ 1968 film evoked laughs in the face of the obscene. It still does today.
First time the group has claimed responsibility for the catalytic June murders
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah responds to Tablet
Former ‘Meet the Press’ host observes Shabbat, celebrates Jewish holidays
One of three Hamas leaders killed in IDF strike led 2006 Gilad Shalit capture
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
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