Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere LGBT synagogue—because of their Zionism
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
Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed
Will Israel be the field of the forthcoming GOP civil war?
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
The classified diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks are the Pentagon Papers of the pro-Israel right
Plus the leaks, the reactor, the Wall, and more in the news
The success of Subliminal, Israel’s most popular rapper, is a reflection of the Jewish state’s conservative moment
Hugely unpopular, he has little to offer, and everyone knows it
Freeze deal could see spy go free
Why the carrots are really sticks
Plus a closer look at the Ghajar withdrawal, and more in the news
Yuli Edelstein, Israel’s minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora, says Russian Jews, contrary to belief, vote with the Israeli mainstream
Congressman struck with case of foot-in-mouth
Why the U.S. cut the freeze-extension deal
American Jews haven’t stood up for Jonathan Pollard. That might finally be changing.
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
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