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?
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
Plus Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Violated boycott to oppose occupation
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
A Haiti-themed chain email
Arab regimes are restoring abandoned Jewish historical sites, a subtle acknowledgement of where power now resides in the Middle East
Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more
She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide
Israel battles Lebanon for hummus supremacy
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, 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