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
Swan vs. swan
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
Many argue soldier should be released in return
Plus Gaza’s isolation lessens, Israel’s grows, and more in the news
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
Plus more on yesterday’s protest, and more in the news
Gaza under blockade is unique
Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news
Your post-weekend flotilla round-up
Plus the blockade reconsidered, and more
IDF video of Israel’s raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla tells a different story
Your midday Flotilla update
Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Allows materials for U.N.-approved construction
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