Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier 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 Jews have their say on health-care reform, and more
Plus Erev Christmas and conflict with the Vatican, and more in the news
Plus Polanski’s way out, Egypt’s hated wall, and more in the news
Plus ‘Work Will Set You Free’ set free, and more in the news
Plus the pros and cons of trying Demjanjuk, and more in the news
In 1985 letter to Shamir
Plus prisoner swapping, a defiant Iran, and more in the news
Plus relief for survivors, Wizards owner dies, and more in the news
Plus a potential settlement freeze, messiah problems, and more
Shalit’s release could be imminent, plus Palin’s wisdom, scholarly dissent, and more in the news
Increasingly isolated, despairing society, with Shalit as metaphor
Say captured soldier doesn’t follow commandments, shouldn’t be rescued
Video shows captured soldier looking healthy
Prisoners for video, as a first step
Between Fatah and Hamas, that is
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