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
When the challenges of joint custody become overwhelming, an Israeli stepmother of two teenagers finds vacations can bring her blended family together
Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.
A closer reading of Ernest Coles
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
Fast-prep, a different kind of South African Jew, and more
Once home to Jewish immigrants, a South African city today hosts a very different sort of Jewish practice
Plus Woody goes electric, and more
As World Cup semis begin, we have a new team
Plus de Klerk denies nukes report, and more in the news
Describes different Israeli responses to apartheid
Plus Australian ‘crisis,’ and more in the news
Plus Israel would have sold S.A. nukes, and more in the news
The nose makes the man, and more
A new book probes Israel’s murky relationship with apartheid South Africa
U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death
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