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
Plus long-range Iranian missiles, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
Plus the little boat that can’t, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus, next week the flotilla, settlement clash, and more in the news
Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news
By establishing a Jewish majority in Palestine, Israel distinguished itself from other Middle East minority groups, which suffer physical fear and intellectual confusion, even if they hold power
Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more
Rebuked by government, Mossad chief still offers opinions
Plus A’jad’s dangerous game, Galliano in court, and more in the news
U.S. and Israeli policymakers are yet to acknowledge that their decades-long push to use the Golan to make peace with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a far-fetched dream
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
But U.N. action is unlikely, 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