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.
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Plus Harvey Milk’s camera shop, and more in the news
Kurds and Jews share a similar history and a common enemy
A reading list
Plus Yoffie speaks out, and more in the news
Plus politicizing genocide, and more
Gaza under blockade is unique
Plus Hillary to AIPAC, should Bar ditch Leo?, and more
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus diplomatic rifts, the real German passport, and more
What the pending International Court of Justice decision on Kosovo’s independence will mean for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Plus world’s best boxer scared of Jews’ best boxer, and more
Israel battles Lebanon for hummus supremacy
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