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
Plus Israel takes credit for further sanctions, and more in the news
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
Plus Meshaal in Amman, elections in Israel, and more in the news
Hamas leader has broader ambitions
Abdullah visits D.C., helps P.A. to bolster own authority
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
What unrest and elections to the south could mean to the north
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news
Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways
Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?
Sabotages could break the Israeli peace, shove Jordan into Iran’s arms
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