Ari Shaffir Is Tearing Down God in His New Stand-Up Hour
We spoke to comedian Ari Shaffir about exploring religion and identity in a time of political correctness.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
Why Orthodox Jews Aren't Feeling the Bern
Orthodox Jews from across the political spectrum have turned against the Brooklyn-born Democrat over his position on Israel.
STIs, Shame, and the Sabbath: Orthodox Jews Reflect on How They Learned About Sex
Modern Orthodox children aren't as sheltered from secular life the way some more strict Jewish denominations are, but talking about sex is still taboo, and can leave some kids confused—I know I was.
Who Is Watching All the Porn Marketed to Orthodox Jews?
"Frum porn" features supposedly Orthodox women in ankle-length skirts and head scarves having sex. But are ultra-religious Jews actually watching it?
English Nazis Will Hold an Anti-Semitic Rally in London Tomorrow
Is it time for London's Jewish community to remember its anti-fascist history?
Peter Jacobs and Jimmy Acaso
Ultra-Orthodox Anti-Zionist Jews Held an Israeli-Flag-Burning Protest in London Yesterday
Mainstream Jews are worried that the protest against Israel might stoke anti-Semitism.
Israel Imprisoned an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Teenager Who Refused to Join the Military
Uriel Ferera, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish teenager, could have refused to serve in the Israeli military for religious reasons. Instead he chose to take the route that lands you in prison.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Are Refusing to Join the Israeli Army
Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews crowded into the center of Jerusalem on Sunday to protest against mandatory armed service. As things stand, they are exempt from being drafted into the military so that they can pray a whole bunch, but a...
The Grievous Sins Issue
One Young Druze vs. the Entire Israeli Military
Every able-bodied Israeli has to serve in the military when they turn 18. Exceptions are made for Arab citizens and ultra–Orthodox Jews, but not for the country’s 125,000 Druze, an Arabic-speaking ethnic and religious minority that is primarily based...