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
Greek Golden Dawn spokesman slugs Communist politician on live TV
Neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of Greek vote; Jewish community rattled
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
The earliest known Ladino memoir, now in translation, sheds light on both Ottoman Jewry and one controversial man’s conflicts with the community
An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection Alibis.
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more
Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Plus China and Russia stand up to Iran, and more in the news
Plus R.I.P. Erich Segal, Hezbollah and drugs, and more
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
Franken’s past, a controversial prof, 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