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.
With star chef Adam Sobel’s recipe, nobody has an excuse for dry, overcooked meat this Rosh Hashanah
One Talmudic rabbi’s prayers work, while others’ fall on deaf ears. Is humility more pleasing to God than pomp?
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
If Prince Harry’s parents bucked the royal tradition of using mohels, will it inflame the circumcision war?
My son’s first day of class went surprisingly well: no knife fights in the schoolyard, no time in solitary confinement
A coup at the rabbinic academy deposes Gamliel and unleashes a torrent of questions
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
That hot new website making fun of Jewish Republicans? My husband and I made it—and you’re welcome.
In this week’s Talmud reading, the soul addresses God, but the body has its own agenda
Think your kid can get into the B’nai Bagel Preschool for Overly Gifted Toddlers? Take the test.
In pageant show Honey Boo Boo, pop culture finally has a convincing take on the aspirations of newcomers
Rancho La Puerta’s proprietor pioneered healthy eating. Now she teaches guests how to keep food simple.
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
This week’s Daf Yomi reframes the debate over the primacy of force or scholarship in Jewish values
Breastfeeding mothers have enough to think about without worrying that they’re not sufficiently sexy
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
Food truck and Cupcake Wars finalist rails against ‘Zionist pigs’ on Twitter
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.