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
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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.
Moishe Nadir wrote Yiddish stories for American audiences—on deadline
A reissued novel shines a light on the most neglected Singer sibling
Were postwar American Jews really ‘silent’ about the Holocaust?
Sex, white supremacists, ramen noodles, and more
I.F. Stone was prescient on Zionism, less so on Communism
Soloveitchik, Céline, Salinger, and more
Chandler Burr’s new novel is an anti-Jewish tirade
A new history examines the German theologians who made a Jesus in their own image
Gertrude Himmelfarb charts Victorian novelist George Eliot’s road to philo-Semitism
The rise and fall of Isaac Rosenfeld, Saul Bellow’s great rival
What the Wittgenstein family gained and lost
The short, tragic life of English poet Isaac Rosenberg
How Judaism remade itself in the wake of the Second Temple’s destruction
A memoir burnishes the reputation of the Operation Valkyrie conspirators
A new novella showcases Amos Oz’s wizardry
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
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
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.