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
How Europe’s 19th and early 20th century Jews changed everything
Jewish music you and your kids can both tolerate
A Ladino conversation group gathers for festivities
A holiday song for the ages
An Orthodox musician’s unorthodox music
David Gelernter, a computer scientist and observant Jew, wants his co-religionists to get holy
Stephen P. Cohen weighs in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony
Boxer Yuri Foreman is about to fight for the middleweight title. He’s also studying to be a rabbi.
Alicia Jo Rabins writes indie rock ballads about biblical bad girls
Author Benjamin Moser explores the enigmatic life of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector
Freud and his theories on the inheritance of Jewishness
From the archives: How a poet made the transition from man to woman
David Lehman, author of ‘A Fine Romance,’ offers insights into the American songbook
Meet the first-generation Jews of Ghana
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
From the Archive: With a women’s-only gig at Arlene’s Grocery in New York this week, Bulletproof Stockings hits the bigger time