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?
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
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Plus: Abbas’ reluctance, Palestinian dissent, and more in the news
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Plus the U.S. advertises in Israel, and more
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
Plus Rosenfels can’t catch a break, and more
Where the problematic ‘Fayyad Plan’ fits
Plus a new West Bank? and more in the news
A reading list
Plus the ‘quiet freeze,’ and more in the news
New report rebuts claims of generational seachange
Plus U.N. vindicates Israel on tree, and more in the news
Plus, they are women, hear them chant, and more
The freeze extension is the only issue right now
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