Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier 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, Abbas, Ross, the Druze, and more in the news
Plus, sanctioned Assad blames Israel, and more in the news
False account of Israel’s founding ill-serves two-state track
What Obama and Bibi will say (and what Abbas will be thinking), and more in the news
Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
After reconciliation with Hamas, can the P.A. be trusted with millions of dollars?
Plus, Abbas vows no Hamas in West Bank, Egyptian violence, and more in the news
The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation
ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine
Plus Egypt goes rogue, Syria and Syrians in crosshairs, and more in the news
This week in Israel: Fatah and Hamas come to an agreement, Palestinian police kill an Israeli worshiper in the West Bank, and the royal wedding raises flags in Modi’in
Will reconciliation doom or help the statehood cause?
Can they pick up where they left off?
And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.
In a massively tense situation, something will have to give
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