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
Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news
Newt Gingrich says the Palestinians are an “invented people.” They are, like many others in the Middle East. It’s a useful myth the U.S. must support.
Is North Korea less likely to help Iranian and Syrian nuclear programs?
Plus Egyptian Salafists come out in favor of peace, and more in the news
But might reliance on cocaine trade, backing of Assad also hurt the group?
Plus Russia and China protect Syria still, and more in the news
Plus Peres ‘ashamed’ of rancid bills, and more in the news
But Obama is in with Israelis, and more in the news
Plus tightening of vise around Iran and Syria, and more
Plus the GOP debate, developments in Egypt, and more in the news
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
An Israeli strike against the Iranian nuclear program would be tougher today than a few years ago, but it would still be likely to succeed
Mubarak-lite leadership coddles Syria but fights terrorism
A discredited regime still afloat
Plus Giffords speaks, Sarkozy apologizes, 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