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?
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East
Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.
To Peter Himmelman, fame was no match for observance, and the music just got better
Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht
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
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
A haftorah of contradictions and reconciliation
A haftorah of jealousy and judgment
A writer’s reflections on her olive grove and a holiday ritual
American Girl teaches the economic realities of the old Lower East Side—and of today
Tablet Magazine’s picks for this year’s most enlightening Hanukkah menorahs
A haftorah of miracles and memory
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Lights
A haftorah of wrongs and fights
A Wikipedia-style siddur is revolutionizing the world of prayerbooks
David Gelernter, a computer scientist and observant Jew, wants his co-religionists to get holy
A haftorah of pride and property
Sniffing out anti-Semitism, overt and imagined, takes its toll on an Israeli visiting Europe
A haftorah of rules and revelry
A haftorah of power and passion
A haftorah of unlikely occurrences and blind faith
In Israel, Rick Santorum says tourism down 95 percent. That’s not exactly true.
Controversial reality show patriarch and preacher son headlining annual event
Max Liebermann painting part of massive Munich trove discovered in 2012
Cantor Lee Schwartz kicks it way, way old school
During demonstration in St. Louis sparked by fatal police shooting of teen
Gaza health officials report two children injured in retaliatory Israeli air strikes
At 80, the prophet is still busy at work
Tova Weinberg says she’s introduced 250 now-married couples
In case the Israel boycott advocates weren’t in the mood to differentiate
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