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 a closer look at the Ghajar withdrawal, and more in the news
Computer virus was aimed at nuclear program
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus federations worried about aging donor base, and more in the news
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus the crazy Russian Nets owner is Jewish after all (sorta), and more
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Plus Bill Clinton to save the day? and more in the news
If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans
Barack Obama courted American Jews as a candidate, but the relationship is on the rocks
Plus the death of a ‘lexical supermaven,’ and more in the news
Plus the lampshade made of skin, and more
Plus Russia grows a backbone on Iran, and more in the news
The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
All about Stuxnet, and more
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