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
Does this mean Israel should apologize?
Plus will the real Flagman please stand up? and more in the news
While Israel sits in the catbird seat
What it could mean for Israel
Plus, the Jew who made anti-sharia big, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus Erdogan’s new view of Turkish foreign policy, and more in the news
Plus U.S. electioneering on Israel, and more in the news
Israeli couple gives thumbs-up name to daughter
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
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The Wikileaks diplomatic cables reveal further evidence of a Turkish prime minister using every tactic at his disposal to bolster his authoritarianism
Prestige hurt, but Turkish diplomacy is back
Plus what WikiLeaks told us today, 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