Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
Guess how many skyscrapers the terror organization could’ve built instead of tunnels
A visit to Roubaix, home of alleged Jewish Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche. Second of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France.
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
Seven decades ago, the Jews of Rhodes were sent to Auschwitz. Now some descendants are preserving a culture nearly lost.
God & Co., Episode II
In her new novel, Linda Grant tackles questions of identity, morality, and fashion
After the literary pioneer Dvora Baron immigrated to Palestine, she never again ventured out
Why Harlan Ellison’s personality overshadows his classic science fiction
Maya Zack’s singular take on home economics
The twisted mind of Otto Weininger
Maya Arad breaks ground as an Israeli writer—by living in America
Fifty years after the publication of Exodus, is it time to let Ari Ben Canaan go?
When it comes to Judd Apatow’s characters, what’s in a name?
How the kids who brought you “Stupid Cupid” changed American music
Communing with Bernard Malamud’s Jewbird
How Stanley Elkin hit his stride
An off-Broadway show pays homage to the queens of comedy
Why an Orthodox novelist shuns Orthodox publishers
A young girl’s account of the Warsaw Ghetto was a big success. Then the diary—and its author—disappeared.
An excerpt from I Thought I Meant More to You Than That, by Cynthia Orgel
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
After seven years in Portland, departing with a mix of sadness and hope
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
Operation Protective Edge enters its 18th day
Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in Gaza
The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad
Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories
Food truck and Cupcake Wars finalist rails against ‘Zionist pigs’ on Twitter
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.