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.
First time it’s been asked for
Who told honcho Malcolm Hoenlein to go to Syria?
Plus Natalie getting married, and more in the news
Without haggling, convicted spy could gain freedom
Plus public transit gets more depressing, and more
A prominent Israeli rabbi wants to protect Israel by forbidding Jews from renting and selling property to non-Jews
My son’s pyromaniacal tendencies, Bibi, and bedtime stories that go awry
What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks
Alleges spy’s full damage remains untold
A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine
Perhaps under pressure from you, the reader
Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.
Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed
Will Israel be the field of the forthcoming GOP civil war?
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
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.