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
Plus Egypt’s military reasserts itself, and more in the news
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
Turkey anchors all Thanksgivings, but families flavor the meal with preparation and sides—like my mother’s marshmallow-topped sweet-potato tsimmes
A discredited regime still afloat
And the Dead Sea experiences shrinkage
Plus what’s next after UNESCO, Gilad Shalit tsk-tsked, and more
Plus kosher joint an NYPD/OWS casualty, and more
Plus Madoff suicide revelation, Egypt’s new F-16, and more in the news
Report: IHH-sponsored boats will leave Turkey for Gaza on Sunday
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
The cost is staggering, the reward inarticulable
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, 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