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.
Administration still unconvinced of the danger of Iran’s regional ambitions
Plus this year’s Forward 50 announced, and more in the news
Plus Bloomberg’s almost a grandpa, and more in the news
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, and more in the news
David Albright: released photos could indicate atomic weapons testing
The world powers will try to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program in talks set for this weekend. A look at what to expect from the Istanbul confab.
What the West and Israel are planning for Iran
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news
Key words in new report: ‘specific to nuclear weapons’
Plus that new J Street poll, the ‘Righteous Gentiles’ of CUFI, and more
Plus a new Dubai murder development! and more in the news
Plus strong words from the U.N., mazel tov to Torah Bright, 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