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
How the saddest day of the Jewish calendar helped make me a happier Jew
2013 NBA champs took a tour while in D.C. to meet with President Obama
Confirmation that a government shutdown is bad for the Jews
Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary
The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum
Reparations for 80,000 more Holocaust victims from former Soviet bloc
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
The Eichmann Trial opened in Jerusalem 50 years ago today. Here are the six most significant moments captured in trial films archived at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Holocaust Memorial Museum would be closed
Plus A’jad-ology, Hitch on Hank, and more
In von Brunn artwork
While friends remember slain guard and canceled play moves to GWU
How alleged Holocaust Museum shooter James von Brunn fits into the current state of American anti-Semitism.
Lipstadt talk stopped by shooting
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