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.
Her Hatnua party is the first to join Bibi at the Knesset altar
The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out
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
The Yesh Atid party leader shows his acting chops in a film from the nineties
For those keeping score at home
The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself
Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner
If accurate, Likud-Beiteinu holds 31 with Yesh Atid second
With hours to go, some election surprises
Early estimates suggest that nearly 50% of eligible voters have cast ballots
Cast a vote in the Israeli elections
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