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?
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East
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
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
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
Plus Jack Lew to be named treasury secretary?
The Hizzoner lashes out at President Obama
Plus the U.S. just says no to Bashar Assad’s peace plan
In first interview following nomination, defense secretary nominee has his say
According to report, Bibi’s close adviser may take reins from Michael Oren
Will he glide through the nomination process?
Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia
Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
And Ehud Olmert goes to crazy lengths to attack Netanyahu
Obama’s support for Israel holds firm during Pillar of Defense
Violence continues through Tuesday evening as Clinton arrives
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire
Rocket kills three in Kiryat Malachi, rockets rain on Israeli cities
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