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
Nextbook and Tablet authors remember Avrom Sutzkever
Auslander does death, Turkey’s rise, and more
An Argentinian dissident, a Yiddish poet, Afro-Semitic beats
‘How,’ ‘The Lead Plates at the Rom Press,’ and ‘1981’
‘New Republic’ poetry editor, bard of Morningside Heights
Navasky on Lieberman, Hannukah’s ‘Avatar,’ and more
Stanley Moss is either the most religiously profane or profanely religious poet around
‘A good prescription for Jewish poems’
Poetry inspired by architecture, prophecy, and the immigration experience
A new book argues that the key to decoding the Bible is understanding its poetry
‘This century’s first pre-eminent Jewish man of letters’
Straightforward or elliptical, poetry needn’t be hard
Plays are slated to take their place
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
And our ode to soup
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