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
With Hezbollah’s help, Assad secures last rebel stronghold on border
The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Advanced weapons bound for Hezbollah were apparently the target
Hezbollah’s involvement, at the tune of 10,000 soldiers, hasn’t been without its costs
Plus Egypt bans the Muslim Brotherhood, and more in the news
French, British, American officials point to Assad
The Russian premier got a lot of help from the editors
Last night’s mayoral primaries and the Obama speech on Syria
Kerry immediately responds that it’s not enough
Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.
As Obama makes his case for military action, things take a twist
Except Shimon Peres
What you need to know going into Labor Day Weekend
Jewish and Arab Israelis shrugging off threat of Syrian war
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