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.
Israel has enthusiastically embraced advanced reproductive technologies. Now a court is considering whether parents have the right to use their dead son’s frozen sperm to create posthumous grandchildren.
Remnick, of The New Yorker, on Haaretz
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Grinning through each reversal, the ever-bumbling, deeply unpopular Ehud Barak maneuvers to remain a political force in Israel and its leading voice to the West
Israeli- and Russian-born immigrants are changing the face of American Jewry
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Plus the first step on Iran is acceptance, and more
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The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
Although probe is criticized as soft
A haftorah of unpopular decisions and profound prophecies
Plus Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news
Plus Russia takes foot off Iran’s gas, and more in the news
Yossi Melman explains why he couldn’t report the facts
With gag order lifted, there is a tale to tell!
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
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