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?
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
Retirement and redistricting open door for Jewish Queens assemblyman
Bob Turner to run for Senate; Koch won’t repeat endorsement
Prominent Queens Democrat a strong supporter of Israel
Plus Perry goes kosher, the fatal mustache, and more
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Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
In Anthony Weiner’s former district, Jewish voters elected Bob Turner, a Catholic Republican they saw as stronger on Israel than the Orthodox Jewish Democrat
Plus blaming the Orthodox, Oren and the Lakers, and more
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Democrat goes down in Weiner’s heavily Jewish former district
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
Israel will become a ‘stand-in’ for voters, he says, to Obama’s detriment
Weprin-Turner in overdrive
New ad campaign, pegged to special N.Y. election, suggests he is
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