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 Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Plus China nixes sanctions, Lieberman rattles saber, and more
For a minute, we were worried!
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more
Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Investigator, former Israeli diplomat take on Gaza War report
And Israel claims a moral victory, of sorts
Plus Ponzi fatigue, mother tongues, and a strange souvenir
And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it
Plus another flu casualty, Clinton keeps clarifying, and more in the news
Plus fear of loners, and more Goldstone back-and-forth
Americans for Peace Now to the left of it, AIPAC to the right, on U.S. House Goldstone resolution
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
Plus a way around Goldstone, another poor billionaire, and more in the news
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