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
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
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
New ICG report calls for reset of current negotiations paradigm
Has unity coalition loosened Netanyahu?
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
Plus anti-Semitism at the CIA, and more in the news
Plus commander who attacked soldier is dismissed, and more in the news
Plus what Iran wanted and didn’t get, and more in the news
Plus secret pre-peace talks, and more in the news
Plus Koch’s got Lancman, playboy of the German-Jewish world, and more
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Plus Ashton compares Toulouse to Gaza, and more in the news
The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?
On Barak, the Palestinians, non-proliferation, and politics
Stream of incidents in East Jerusalem, West Bank over the weekend
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