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
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more
This Week in Israel: Netanyahu visits Berlusconi, an American-Israeli student is arrested in Egypt, rising cottage-cheese prices cause protests, Book Week begins, and more
Doctrinal disputes impede progress yet again
A new Facebook game, created with help from an American Jewish history professor, introduces players to the complex history of immigration in America
Israeli couple gives thumbs-up name to daughter
Plus R.I.P. Harman, lox vs. smoked salmon, and more
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Group calling for May uprising had recieved more than 300,000 ‘likes’
Josh Yuter, punny Twitterer
Jacob, the hero of this week’s parasha, understood what really mattered in life. The Facebook Generation doesn’t.
Billionaires pledge their fortunes
Plus the settlers’ favorite former Alaska governor, and more
A Jewish conspiracy? Well, sorta
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