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
With nine days to go, things are getting interesting
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
A look at some of the clips causing a stir in Israel
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
Major cases dismissed, but he may still have to resign his post
Plus would-be NYC synagogue bomber pleads guilty
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
What it means for Israeli politics
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
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