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
Remembering to focus on smart and mindful eating
Making a mental list of the items I’ve misplaced this year, and letting it all go
What our interactions with strangers reveal about ourselves
Sex is prohibited on Yom Kippur—all the more reason to talk about it now
In Judaism we kiss mezuzahs and Torah scrolls—and also the people we love
Taking stock of what hurts—and why
How sleep fits into the bigger picture of living well
A case for undertaking a weekly digital detox
The importance of slowing down and taking a few deep breaths
Weighing in, physically and emotionally, as the 40 days begin
Daily tools, tasks, and intentions to get you focused and ready for a new year
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