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
The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on Hamas
A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza
Plus Hong Kong’s Jewish high school graduates its first class, and more
‘The Daily Show’ host is making a flick about an imprisoned Iranian journalist
One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism
My Name Is Asher Lev and Disgraced bring to New York stages Jews and Muslims struggling with identity
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… but Yiddish is still Yiddish, Rep. Pelosi!
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N.Y. congressman gives Jon Stewart ‘naches’
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
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