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
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
The Swedish furniture purveyor omits women from its Saudi catalog
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
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Hope is that economic fears will prompt support for sanctions
Plus Ed Koch vs. Ron Paul, and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
U.S., Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of trying to kill ambassadors
Plus the Gaza blockade, Iran lashes out, and more in the news
For starters, is it credible?
UPDATED: Israeli soldier has been in captivity in Gaza for more than five years; deal reached with Egyptian mediation
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