Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere 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
How well do you know your Hebrew phrases?
Or should that be ‘Love and Guns’?
Israelis have a hard time settling differences, let alone settlements
Let’s call this a party
All good things must come to an end
In Israel, gentrification is about religion, not class
For the Christmas spirit, Israelis look to their Filipino caregivers
A tragedy in Israel lets the ‘ethnic genie’ out of the bottle
What the Gaza operation and dreidels have in common
Are foreigners welcome in Israel?
Is organized labor protest divinely ordained?
In Israel, ‘politics’ is not politics as usual
Your weekly dose of Israelispeak
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