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.
Debating Israel in an election year
Introducing the Friedmometer
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Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news
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Plus Nazi-exploitation producer Friedman dies, and more
Plus Friedman and Halevi view it from Israel, and more in the news
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks
Plus Madoff suicide, Iran concerns, and more in the news
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus ambition we can maybe believe in, and more in the news
Plus Mathis requests God’s forgiveness, and more
Plus Ashton visits Abraham, and more
Plus Mubarak backs direct talks, 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
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