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
Working on a book about the United States and Israel, we learned to stop worrying and love the idea of divine election
The Jewish State joins Twitter
A recent contretemps in Israel served to underscore the surprising and recent cohesion among the branches of U.S. Judaism
‘Time’ cover doesn’t match article inside
Part 5: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
A scuttled development on Israel’s Palmahim beach marks a victory for environmental groups
Part 4: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear
A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies
The U.S. and Israel hash it out through articles
A haftorah of dark times and core beliefs
Part 3: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
Seen as provocation against Israel
Israel and Arab states share fear of Iran
The Settlers offers a gloomy view of how continued occupation of the West Bank will affect Israel and Zionism
New York City native chronicled the captivating, everyday world around her
Several more injured when rocket from Gaza struck Ashdod synagogue
18 Gazans murdered in wake of IDF strike that killed top Hamas officers
Mel Brooks’ 1968 film evoked laughs in the face of the obscene. It still does today.
First time the group has claimed responsibility for the catalytic June murders
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah responds to Tablet
Former ‘Meet the Press’ host observes Shabbat, celebrates Jewish holidays
One of three Hamas leaders killed in IDF strike led 2006 Gilad Shalit capture
Bronze tribute to be unveiled near the late singer’s Camden home next month
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