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
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
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
“We cannot cause traffic problems in front of his house, can we?”
Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news
The five-term Senator and World War II vet was 89
The longest-serving senator in New Jersey history died of viral pneumonia
Facebook founder to start an advocacy group for the undocumented
The Facebook CEO will get the Jersey guv some cash
After too many warm-up acts, Ann Romney and Chris Christie take the stage
Utah congressional candidate Mia Love to give a key speech today at the RNC
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
N.J. governor, traveling in Israel, has received ample Jewish support
Plus, Christie on Israel, Chavez’s Jewish opponent, and more
Plus Christie is the top bridesmaid, 100 Jewish films visually, and more
In major address, Obama is attacked for his values
The end of Jewish-Dem alliance? Not so fast, notes JTA.
Syrian Jews don’t hold a grudge
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