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.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
As a new bride-to-be, I can’t look away from tonight’s episode of the reality TV series starring Andi Dorfman
Tablet Original Fiction: a scientist chases a meteorite, and finds a message from God
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.
Talmudic rabbis, like us, can only study the course of history for the elusive signs of God’s intentions
Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000
Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
But the Syrian regime and its domestic opponents share a view of Israel
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
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.