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
The actor’s problem is that he sees Gibson and Baldwin as one and the same
In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic
Plus anti-Semitism in Ukraine (maybe), Eszterhas on Mel, and more
The movie star’s brand of anti-Semitism, revealed anew in a recent Joe Eszterhas letter, is precisely what made him want to tell the Maccabee story
Plus the Jewish EGOTs, and more
Plus Syrian embassy closed, Christians acting Jewish, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Plus Jews slowly heading for the GOP? and more
Director is reportedly interested in Exodus project
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
Plus mysterious goings-on with Egypt, and more in the news
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
With a cherry on top?
Fortunately, there are no other Jews in Hollywood
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