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?
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East
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
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
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
Plus Tel Aviv bomb shelters opened, 16,000 reservists called up, and more
Bloomberg issues statement on Operation Pillar of Defense
Reports that Rishon Letzion, Jaffa have been hit by Hamas rockets
Sabich, the ultimate Israeli street food, has made a legend out of quirky store-owner Oved Daniel
A letter from Tel Aviv on the impact of Obama re-election
At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture
Tel Aviv’s fashion week is torn in two, but politicization has been stitched into the country’s fabric since 1949
I’ve taught my children to love Israel. This summer, I tried to start a more complicated conversation.
The ‘Homeland’ star flirts with Tel Aviv
Tel-Aviv-based band Men of North Country has become a neo-Mod sensation in London
Judaism’s wheel has many spokes
Israel’s main library remains underfunded and short on staff, even as neighboring cultural institutions thrive
Half-Jewish rocker to make an extended first stay
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
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