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
Plus the Haredim bring up the Holocaust, and more in the news
Formerly captive Israeli-American law student speaks about his time in Egypt
Plus Borukhova and Dershowitz lose appeal, and more
Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more
Plus, Poland reopens Auschwitz probe, Oprah goes to the mikvah, and more
Plus Madoff suicide revelation, Egypt’s new F-16, and more in the news
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
Plus the Gaza blockade, Iran lashes out, and more in the news
It seems likely that Egypt bargained Israeli-American away as well
Plus all apologies to Egypt, Schultz backs OWS, and more
Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, 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