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 come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Following the money to the Mossad
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Anne Frank banned and Gibson as Tricky Dick
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
Jewish residents of the island prove invaluable to relief operations
‘No one except the Israeli hospital has taken any of our patients’
You’ll want to see the bigger picture
‘Stars & Stripes’ examines reactions from joint exercise
A haftorah of power and passion
Credit the IDF, say authors of ‘Start-Up Nation’
Increasingly isolated, despairing society, with Shalit as metaphor
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