Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere 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?
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
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
How it could break the Palestinian impasse
Plus the Islamic center around the world, and more in the news
Israel and Arab states share fear of Iran
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Obama threatens Turkey, and more in the news
‘The New Yorker’ visits Tehran
As border heats up, rebuke of U.S. funding block
Plus NYT to Abbas: Come to the table, and more
Plus A’jad’s mysterious firecracker and a warning of war
Plus Lebanon simmering, and more
Plus Israel files internal Gaza War charges, and more in the news
Part 2 of 2: Ramin Ahmadi, Lokman Slim, Martin Kramer, and Jacob Weisberg consider the president’s policies in the region.
Intel, IBM, and Coca-Cola are too ‘Zionist’
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Plus Iran gets its Seas confused, 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