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 Gaza building boom?
Shimon Peres angers officials by saying Israel shouldn’t go it alone
Plus, Michael Oren says the Israeli embassy was targeted by Iran
Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
But does the punishment fit the crime?
Also, Yom Kippur ultimatum to U.S. for commit to Iran strike?
What the link to Iran means and doesn’t mean
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high
And Iran and Syria are still fond of each other
Signs do not point to Iran
Plus, a British bank may have helped Iran hide $250 billion
Israel’s long-term health is also imperiled
Plus, a German rower goes home early
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