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
Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish, premiering this week at the New York Jewish Film Festival, is a part of a recent resurgence of Yiddish-language filmmaking
Plus sharks from Mossad! and more
Plus deli’s Old Country, and more
How to write a Yiddish trend piece
Bristol Palin, Paula Abdul, and a lesson in Yiddish
Justin Bieber, Angelina Jolie, and a lesson in Yiddish
Chelsea Clinton’s wedding and a lesson in Yiddish
Snooki, Levi, and a lesson in Yiddish
A pop culture introduction to the mameloshen
Lindsay, Mel, and a Lesson in Yiddish
Trans-global commuters, learning Yiddish, and more
Twilight, Tom Cruise, and a lesson in Yiddish
‘Ulysses’ in Yiddish
Yiddish Princess takes rock and roll (and Yiddish) to a whole new level
New musical has a greedy Jew, but in the neighborly way
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