Congregation Beth Elohim pointedly welcomed a new generation of ‘ushpizin’
How far we’ve come, and how far we’ve yet to go, when it comes to LGBT rights
Ruth Shack, a champion of the arts who sponsored of the 1977 Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was recently fêted in Miami
Movements.org is crowdsourcing liberty around the world
Legal and rabbinic scholars have long debated the controversial issue
Fought to record anti-gay violations in State Department’s human rights report
Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state
Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?
A trip to Israel connected participants to our Jewishness. But it didn’t make us more politically engaged.
The Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy is being smeared as an imperialist for calling out gender apartheid in the Mideast. She’s dead right.
By asking the United Nations to fulfill their national aspirations, the Palestinians are following a script Israel’s founders wrote in the 1940s
Irving Kristol positioned himself as a hard-headed realist willing to buck liberal pieties, but do his unsentimental pronouncements, collected in a new volume, stand the test of time?
Plus why there is no freeze paper trail, and more in the news
HRW reminds prime minister that Goldstone Report found potential war crimes on both sides
More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias
Does Human Rights Watch have an Israel problem?
And bashes Israel