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?
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
The latest question from the nutty ‘birther’ movement
Health-care tsuris in Florida
A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Give and take on the settlements, the Swedish thing, and more from the news
Considering the settlements on the 80th anniversary of a massacre
Resettling Hamas members in U.S.? Meshugge!
Specter’s travails, Huckabee makes waves again, and more in the news
In ‘Harper’s,’ Naomi Klein highlights Jewish-black rivalry
New National Jewish Democratic Council president David Harris must lead the group in the age of Obama
Says Reform movement leader
At least, so says a TV kook
Health-care reform is apparently a Nazi scheme
Who’s most qualified to float anti-Obama conspiracy theories?
Will we see him in New York this September?
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