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?
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
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
Irony alert from Jerusalem
Things are heating up, not cooling off
Israel’s Saturday Night Live interrupted by sirens while rehearsing war satire skit
Yosef Fartuk was killed in a mortar attack earlier today
Rockets strike Ashkelon and Rishon LeZion
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire
The fulcrum pivot of Operation Pillar of Defense is fast approaching
Fajr-5 missiles at center of Mossad hotel assassination and factory explosion
Israelis receive threatening e-mails from terrorist group
Describing the indescribable
Progress made on ceasefire, but distance remains
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.
Ceasefire looming? Egypt’s role, Iron Dome, Tel Aviv, and more
Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
From subtle to egregious, major media outlets drop the ball
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