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.
Notes the public advocate’s police stop-and-frisk opposition and tax policies
Plus farewell Hilton Kramer, a response to Bret Stephens, and more
Plus Ellison is the richest Jew, and more
The unstoppable power of the Super PACs
Which Jewish billionaires are the most philanthropic?
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Denies employing actors as callers; we never said he did
Plus, a passive aggresive Purim and more
Five of top six U.S. philanthropists are Jews
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
Plus, Salita scores a KO, and more in the news
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
Plus Morton Klein piles on Soros, and more
Plus Mumbai two years on, and more
In tarnishing Soros’s Shoah experience, Beck tarnishes the Shoah
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