Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere 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?
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
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
Associated Press picks up story from advocacy blog Mondoweiss
Brushing up on tips from the JetBlue-El Al partnership
Phylactery: It comes in peace
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
And why it doesn’t completely translate
Courtesy the tefillin bomber
El Al won’t confuse davening and bombing
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
Philly PD sniffs out the problem
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Jewish leather straps confused for explosive device
One thing that won’t be coming to America
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
After Christmas Day bombing, Israel knows best
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ 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