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 report finds tilt even as both sides make their cases—to everyone
Israeli prime minister risks relationship with U.S president into 2017
Plus shots fired in England, the pope at Yad Vashem, and more
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Is there a Jewish equivalent to the translation of sacred to political?
Plus the problem with the new Arabic Talmud, and more
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
A young Romney’s old girlfriend
Obama is first sitting president to express support for gay marriage
The Vulcans rise again as Republican candidate’s advisers
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
Plus Barbour vs. Wiesel? IRS vs. Israel? and more
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
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