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
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
But real target is President Obama
Note to some of my fellow progressives: If we can’t argue about Israel without using anti-Semitic tropes, then the debate is lost before it even begins
CAP to-do shows signs of simmering … down
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
Plus Ed Koch presides over his bridge, and more
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Plus Shalom mon!, the Bible is even older, and more
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.