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 deadly clashes, habemus health care, and more in the news
And—ahem!—we predicted it
Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Chicago lawyer Alan Solow is the putative spokesman for American Jewry, but does he have what it takes to manage the community’s increasingly complex relationship with the Obama Administration?
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
How the controversy has played in America
Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news
Plus Palin wades in, Breitbart is ridiculous, and more
Why pick on our friends but not our enemies?
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, and more in the news
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
What journalist’s new show means for conservatism
Becomes first graphic designer to win National Medal of Arts
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