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.
Brighton Beach brawl ends in decision for rabbi-in-training
Does history live up to the Islamic center’s ideal?
The latest ‘Text/Context’
Ask Joseph Telushkin your questions
Hasidic tale gets updated for the stage
The Ground Zero Islamic center was named for a period in Spanish-Muslim history that some call a golden age of tolerance
Stallone’s Barney Ross versus our Barney Ross
The prime minister with a song in his heart
Why now? Why not now?
Charged English anti-Semitism in Tablet Magazine; now denies it
Plus Cameron calls Gaza ‘prison camp,’ and more
Our editor returns fire in the NYT
The latest ‘Jewish Review of Books’
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