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.
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Aaron David Miller on Platformgate
Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more
Plus the limits of the lobby, and more in the news
Not exactly, but Israeli politics are entering America
Oxford-style debate raged over U.N. membership
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
Plus Balkany gets four, Helen Thomas doubles down, and more
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
Plus Loughner in court, and more in the news
Plus hot Jewish Ivy League frat-boys, and more
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