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.
Man charged with 1979 murder of Etan Patz pleads not guilty
Plus RIP Birger Stromsheim, Morsi’s new power grab
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Plus United States builds Libya commando force
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
And Iran and Syria are still fond of each other
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Al Monitor features Bush friend, ex-’Newsweek’ editor, ex-Politico reporter
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
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