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
Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?
To a volunteer from New York in an IDF paratrooper unit, the rockets fired from Gaza last week felt like war
Illegally occupy land, get politely moved. Protest for social justice, get beaten. I’m joining the protesters.
Supporters want to know how to assist the Jewish state. Here’s a way: Back Tel Aviv’s tent city protesters.
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
On some Israeli buses, only men sit in the front. With the law on their side, some women are fighting back.
As the Knesset considers a new national service law, young Arab citizens may be required to pitch in, too
Birthright Israel will take 40,000 young Jews on a free trip to the Jewish state this year. We’re joining them.
The White House wants credit for successes but blames Israel for failures, a New York Times exposé shows
The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites
Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market
The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.
Lebanon’s Party of God is feeling heat from certain Shiites, who aren’t eager to serve as human shields again
As hopes fade for an Arab Spring, the country where it all started remains sunny—but for how long?
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
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
Bronze tribute to be unveiled near the late singer’s Camden home next month
Infamous 1986 spying case plays out in NYC production of The Law of Return
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
From the Archive: With a women’s-only gig at Arlene’s Grocery in New York this week, Bulletproof Stockings hits the bigger time