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.
Meantime, 3,175 cases diagnosed in Israel
Mitchell’s dreams, HRW’s scandal, and more in the news
Turns out the group wanted more shekels
Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Hezbollah didn’t do it, but action still raises tensions
Residents can now identify as Israeli
And the Diaspora is just a bit offended
Three opinions (but only one Jew) in today’s op-ed pages
Seen as a sop to right-wing parties
In new commercial for Israel study program
Milk, more Madonna, charity, and the lack thereof
‘Times’ blog runs corrections, complaints about ‘Israel Is Real’
A misguided Dutch group, peace through economics, and more in the news
Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second
A perceived threat, a real threat, and bagels
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