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
Peter Beinart’s argument about Israel and liberal American Jews is built on misread data
Marjorie Ingall wants your responses
Berman takes flight, Zionism for kids, and more
Jacobson, American Zionist activist, was 97
Defends NYRB piece, which was originally for NYT Mag
Warns Zionism is increasingly for the Orthodox
Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
Happy 150th, Theodor!
Hillel Halkin tells Liel Liebovitz of his ‘Halevian’ decision
Pressure from S. African community will keep the judge from joining the hora
The Relativity papers, on exhibit in Jerusalem
Jewish author’s estate sues J.K. Rowling
Plus fear vs. hate, hippie art, and a rock ‘n’ roll error
Conference attendees suspect they’re to the left of the group
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