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
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
Plus more power to Bibi, and more
Plus, Arab League considers Security Council, creepy Breivik surgery, and more
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
Quote of the Day
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
Officials enter radio silence, watch events to the south anxiously
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
Plus R.I.P. Penn, the Jew of ‘Mad Men,’ and more
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Plus Obama’s newly strong support for Israel, and more
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Israel’s losing war for world opinion
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