Emily Aviva Kapor: Creating a Jewish Community for Trans Women

The fact that she’s the only out transgender female rabbi doesn’t surprise 28-year-old Emily Aviva Kapor. It’s a reflection of sexism in the broader society, she said, paired with the fact that the Jewish feminist movement largely has overlooked trans women. “If I want to have an affirmative Judaism for all women, including trans women,” she said, “I have to make it myself.”

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What We Know — and Don't Know — About Israel's Prisoner X2

Israel secretly jailed a second suspected double agent, like the now infamous Prisoner X. Yossi Melman reveals the inside story of how the deepest secrets of the Mossad hit the front page.

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Ron Dermer, New Israel Envoy, Not Shy To Boast of Ties With Netanyahu

Ron Dermer, Israel’s soon-to-be ambassador to the U.S., has a reputation as a pugnacious and hard-charging defender of Benjamin Netanyahu. That’s fine with him.

Bedouins Fight Israel's Resettlement Plan — and Bid for American Jews' Support

Israel says the Bedouins of the Negev desert would be better off living in towns. But the ancient tribespeople are fighting back — and enlisting American Jews in their fight.

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Third Alleged Yeshiva U. Abuser Accused of Preying on Boys in Dorms and Apartment

Richard Andron is named along with two Y.U. rabbis in a $380 million abuse suit. The Orthodox volunteer and karate enthusiast allegedly preyed on boys in dorms and youth events.

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