Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premiere 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?
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
For residents of the town Sderot, running to bomb shelters is nothing new
No casualties reported in largest attack since 2012
Plus historic synagogue in Damascus is looted and burned to the ground
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
A look at Gaza’s beleaguered neighbor
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.
The comical contretemps is actually an important, depressing sign
Plus, Israel cajoles Russia, and more in the news
A screaming comes across Washington Square Park
In Israel, graffiti tells all sides of the story
Plus new Hanukkah music and Ah-nuld does the Hora
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