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
Signs point to MB popularity but also to rise of secularism
Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more
Plus the new Egyptian democrats, and more in the news
The renewed violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict may be tied to the wave of unrest in the Arab world—as a distraction meant to lure the U.S. back to a failed peace process
Western public intellectuals have a bad habit of supporting unsavory regimes like Muammar Qaddafi’s not for money or intellectual rigor but because of vanity
What Obama’s reactions to the Arab upheavals are really about
Plus Israel retaliates, and more in the news
Plus Israel admits it has Palestinian engineer, and more in the news
Wieseltier and Ibish cast uprisings in instructively similar lights
Plus Gross sentenced in Cuba, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian engineer taken, the tsunami, and more in the news
Plus Obama’s new ambassador, and more in the news
Also the lyrics to ‘I Hate Israel and I Love Amr Moussa’
How Egyptian regime change will squeeze Israeli energy
Plus Jews consider Obama, and more in the news
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