Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere LGBT synagogue—because of their Zionism
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?
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
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
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Italian man arrested at Krakow airport faces up to five years in jail
Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
Exhibit challenged locals and visitors alike to rethink controversial figurines
Plus a Ruth Bader Ginsburg bobblehead exists, and more in the news
Abraham Zuckerman was featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List
Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square
Controversy after Jewish community leaders rent out 19th century beit midrash
Their parents and grandparents hid their Jewishness, but now some Poles are converting back to Judaism
My grandfather never talked about his time in a concentration camp. Five years after his death, I finally heard his story.
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
The ‘Times’ goes to Krakow
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
More than a million people visit the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland each year, where they’re led by specially trained tour guides charged with telling—and retelling—a story of unimaginable horror
Once bustling, and long silent, Krakow’s streets sing anew
Infamous 1986 spying case plays out in NYC production of The Law of Return
Sophie Masloff, elected in 1988, was also the city’s first female leader
James Foley, kidnapped in Syria in 2012, was killed by jihadist terror group
Doesn’t address whether or not Hamas commander was killed in Gaza strike
B.K.S. Iyengar, who died today, worked closely with musician Yehudi Menuhin
Rick Santorum says tourism is down 95 percent. That’s not exactly true.
Controversial reality show patriarch and preacher son headlining annual event
Max Liebermann painting part of massive Munich trove discovered in 2012
Cantor Lee Schwartz kicks it way, way old school
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
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