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
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
Joseph, the hero of this week’s parasha, could teach Wikileaks’ Julian Assange a thing or two about personal responsibility
The ‘Times’ literally catches up with Howard Jacobson
If everyone else were like Tablet Magazine
Was Meir Kahane’s murder al-Qaida’s earliest attack on U.S. soil?
How to write a Mideast trend piece
How to write a Yiddish trend piece
A new book defends the height-challenged and teaches kids about the misuse of science
A haftorah of reporting and responsibilities
Our editor returns fire in the NYT
Your Sunday reading, Monday
Forthcoming ‘Book Review’ has items of interest
Plus the Jordan Riverbed, and more
Kakutani gives Vox Tablet subject the works
All about New York’s second-in-command
Plus Israel goes to California, Weiner on “chutzpah,” 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