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.
Regina Spektor’s new album finds the human in the divine
‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days
Duo opens new chapter in the history of black-Jewish collaboration
Two new exhibits explore the fragmentary nature of history
I.F. Stone was prescient on Zionism, less so on Communism
Soloveitchik, Céline, Salinger, and more
Caraid O’Brien is a Ulysses performer and Yiddish-theater translator
Need someone to play a convincing Hasid in a movie or on TV? Eliezer Meyer is your man.
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
A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater
Tablet’s designers built a modern look that’s grounded in history
Gertrude Himmelfarb charts Victorian novelist George Eliot’s road to philo-Semitism
Notes toward a theory of post-Diasporist art
The rise and fall of Isaac Rosenfeld, Saul Bellow’s great rival
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.