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.
Entourage disappoints one of the faithful
Shadowtime seems to strive for difficulty for its own sake
On rereading Leonard Michaels’s I Would Have Saved Them If I Could
A fictional account of a terrorist attack becomes eerily prescient
How two books about conspiracy theories get it wrong
Melissa Bank’s heroines are witty, self-deprecating, underachieving…and Jewish
The Diaspora Drama Group tries to revive Yiddish theater
Dovid Bergelson’s skepticism served him poorly in life but sublimely in art
Hillel Halkin tries to untangle the roots of his adopted hometown
A Hebrew professor relies on the sharp edge of language to dissect male failure
A brief history of the television bar mitzvah
Why does Deadwood’s sheriff wear a star with six points?
Abram Games’ journey from Guinness posters to Official War Artist
Hear recommendations from Tony Kushner, Myla Goldberg, Gary Shteyngart, and others
Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories
Food truck and Cupcake Wars finalist rails against ‘Zionist pigs’ on Twitter
Applying U.S. lessons of counterinsurgency to the current crisis in Gaza
Former Met Council chief stole more than $7 million from Jewish charity
Palestinian death count reaches 746 as IDF operation enters 17th day
Arab frustration at Hamas has exposed changing attitudes toward Israel
Accused Auschwitz and Buchenwald guard had been living in Philadelphia
Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
Palestinian and Israeli inmates take cover alongside guards when sirens blare
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.