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
As the oil-poor Arab states of Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen face food and fuel shortages in the aftermath of upheaval there, Israel stands to emerge with an even stronger position in the region
Plus, Iranian smuggling, Crowe’s cutting remarks, and more
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
Plus, West Bank mosque arson, anti-anti-circumcision victory, and more
Pro-Israel activists prepare for intensive Congressional lobbying tomorrow
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
There are many ways a marriage can be tested. Inviting a strange cab driver into your home without informing your wife beforehand is one.
Plus, sanctioned Assad blames Israel, and more in the news
Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news
Plus the last Nazi war criminals, Cornel West, and more
Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Harsh repression continues, Iran’s ally remains
Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, 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