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 Bibi to stop by D.C., and more in the news
A new book probes Israel’s murky relationship with apartheid South Africa
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Plus proximity talks to begin this week, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
South African’s skewed vision of conflict
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
Plus deadly clashes, habemus health care, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
Plus strong words from the U.N., mazel tov to Torah Bright, and more in the news
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, 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