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.
Is Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg the new face of anti-Israel politics in the United Kingdom?
San Francisco’s Federation puts new restrictions on its grants, worrying Bay Area Jewish-studies profs
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
When it comes to criticizing Obama on Israel, he says yes
A boon to all three, a threat to Islamist terrorism
A tour of restaurants in the Holy Land
Local techies see the device as akin to food, shelter
Plus minutes, stats, and zippers
Wailing over the Wall
Robert Malley, a former Clinton official, says Hamas must be engaged
Plus Israel insists on ‘homegrown’ peace, and more in the news
A new wave of American populism could be good for the Jews
The Palestinians wait; Syria could be Israel’s shortcut
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ 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