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
Plus Boston bombing suspect getting donations, setbacks in Syria, and more
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
Plus Obama’s bold cyberwar campaign, and more in the news
Susan Rice stands up for the United Nations
Civil war is next as regional actors jockey for position
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus Galliano convicted, tent protests tested, and more in the news
And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
In other news, someone should be fired for diplomatic malpractice
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
But has nothing to say about Netanyahu
No peace talks, Ahmadinejad’s old song, 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