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
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
When celebrities die, tributes flood social media—and I can’t help but ‘dislike’
Tops Forbes list with an influence score of 47
The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.
Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough
Anne Hathaway’s and other celebrity weddings suggest that in America Jewishness has become aspirational
The ketubah—the prenup’s antecedent—proves that, although love is ephemeral, a signature is forever
John Travolta’s massages, ‘homosexual Jewish men’ in Hollywood, and the true nature of prejudice
The awkward tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Grammys proves that the country still hasn’t learned how to mourn properly. But Judaism has.
The movie star Jon Voight, once an icon of the counterculture, is now among America’s loudest conservative voices supporting Israel
She really does have it all
Despite photo with boy wearing a swastika
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