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
On this date, an attempt to save the Israeli athletes failed
Stresses “golden and capital city” after it was temporarily cut from platform
Plus Aaron David Miller on Platformgate
Party platform amended to include Jerusalem—and delegates boo loudly
Plus State of Berlin legalizes circumcision
The Romney campaign wigs out on cue
Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
The Grammy Award-winning violinist and producer talks Kanye West, Jay-Z, and serving in the IDF
Plus the Democratic platform: no word on Jerusalem
Judaism’s wheel has many spokes
Report: 6% of it goes to prisoners and families of suicide bombers
Plus circumcision complaint against second German rabbi dropped
Plus a second German rabbi will be charged for defying circumcision ban
A bumbling look to see if Arafat was murdered
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