Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere LGBT synagogue—because of their Zionism
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?
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
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
Turkish navy intercepts Norwegian exploration vessel near Cyprus
As new fields come online, Israel is beefing up its naval assets to fend off threats from Turkey, Lebanon, and Russia
Plus where talks could go and oil can’t, and more in the news
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Better know a new Israeli ally
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
Plus Israel watches Sinai, turmoil in Jordan, and more in the news
A well-oiled selection of Hanukkah fare—from a new twist on latkes to salads and savory ‘gelt’
Plus Israel takes a breather on Iran, and more
Plus federations worried about aging donor base, and more in the news
Seen as provocation against Israel
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Lights
Striking it rich, preparing for battle, and objecting to an award for Mary Robinson
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