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
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
My 7-year-old told me to vote for the party that ‘gives the most peace,’ but there were none on offer in Israel’s election
For those keeping score at home
Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
If accurate, Likud-Beiteinu holds 31 with Yesh Atid second
Cast a vote in the Israeli elections
Plus President Obama kicks off second term
Today, as Israelis vote, the religious Zionist theology of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and his son looms large
Plus debt ceiling issue likely to get kicked down the road three months
Plus France’s action in Mali raises fears for French Jews and Ariel’s mayor dies
A vote to officially allow English at the Jerusalem institution is part of a longer history of Zionist concessions
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus some results from the survey of New York’s Jewish population
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