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
NYC’s Reserve Cut draws well-heeled crowds with high-quality kosher meat
Opposition forces say more than 755 dead in nerve gas attack near Damascus
Plus Philippines may withdraw Golan troops, dropping DSK charges, and more
Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
Plus historic synagogue in Damascus is looted and burned to the ground
Plus the Women of the Wall break through with largest service yet
Plus one of the stranger response to our BDS piece
Plus Hillary Clinton discharged from the hospital
Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Plus Colorado movie theater shooter identified, and more
Documentary film The Light in Her Eyes reveals how a Syrian school upends notions about religious education
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Plus photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Plus, Atlanta publisher under fire, college kids for Ron Paul, and more
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