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
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
Obama could dictate premises and force a yes or no
Did a city councilor just figure out the East Jerusalem problem?
Plus Polanski’s request, another Ponzi scheme, and more in the news
Even the centrist opposition would keep some West Bank settlements
Palestinian Pres says he’ll compromise on lots, but not that
Plus Polanski’s way out, Egypt’s hated wall, and more in the news
East Jerusalem is central, and not just geographically
Plus a new peace push, if Netanyahu will have it, and more in the news
Plus Obama urges Lebanon on arms, and more in the news
IDF confirms incident; skirmishes mild so far
Is Salam Fayyad the Palestinian Ben-Gurion?
Plus a Hungarian bust, a German painting, and more in the news
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
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