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
Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more
Currently disqualified, former Mubarak VP aims for Egyptian presidency
Plus Omar Suleiman enters Egypt presidential race, and more in the news
Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds
Plus the are-sanctions-working debate, and more in the news
What are the implications for the U.S. and Israel?
Plus secret pre-peace talks, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news
Hamas, Fatah Are Far Apart, but Hope—and Reason to Hope—Remains
Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news
Plus new Iran negotiations on horizon, and more in the news
Plus Britain too urges against Iran attack, and more in the news
Hamas likely uninvolved in ongoing clash; one rocket hits empty school
Democracy best promoted through staff on the ground, not Congress
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