Jewish

Stuff

How Hungary's Anti-Semitic Far-Right Poster Boy Found Out He Was a Jew

In 2006, Csanád Szegedi was Vice President of the country's virulently anti-semitic Jobbik Party. Then, his career came tumbling down after it emerged that his family had survived Auschwitz and Nazi labour camps.
Philip Kleinfeld
11.17.16
Stuff

The Crazy, Failed Idea of Creating a Jewish State in Russia

Birobidzhan was a small region near the Chinese border in Russian that was established as the world's first autonomous Jewish region in the early 1930s. It didn't last long.
Peter Moskowitz
9.11.16
Travel

Photos of Men and Women Praying at Separate Parts of the Western Wall

In accordance with Orthodox Jewish tradition – and thanks to a simple folding fence –, men and women are still praying separately in Jerusalem.
Lazara Marinkovic
6.23.16
Stuff

STDs, 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 kids confused – I know I was.
Jackson Krule
2.28.16
Photo

Strange, Disorienting Photos from a Birthright Trip to Israel

Maya Fuhr's dusty, dreamy photos from her trip Israel.
Maya Fuhr
2.25.16
News

The Young Jews Shunning Israel and Building Radical New Communities

Young Jews who once saw Israel as their birthright are now shunning the state and finding community elsewhere.
Michael Segalov
2.5.16
News

I Went to the First French Service at a London Synagogue

I went to find out if the influx of French Jews in London is linked to antisemitism and terrorism in France.
Chris Abitbol
2.1.16
Stuff

Life After Leaving Israel’s Ultra Orthodox Jewish Communities

For many ex-ultra-Orthodox Jews, leaving the community means being excommunicated by their families, shunned by their friends, and learning how to navigate the modern world alone.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
11.19.15
Art

A Former Orthodox Rabbi Reveals Himself Through Taboo Sexual Art

Russian artist Vartan explores his identity in the artistic realm through powerful mystical sculptures.
Anya Tchoupakov
11.19.15
Travel

Travelling as a Trans Person Is Exhausting and Dangerous

For trans people, airport confrontations are more than embarrassing, they can also be incredibly physically threatening.
Fury
11.11.15
Vice Blog

A Short History of the British Establishment Losing its Shit About Jeremy Corbyn

Here's how they've gone from guffawing to panicking in about two months.
Joana Ramiro
8.27.15
Stuff

​God’s Comics: Inside the World of Christian Stand-Up

A dreadlocked Jew from Brooklyn walks into the Christian Comedy Association's annual conference to tell a few jokes...
Harmon Leon
7.1.15
0103