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
Plus a West Bank outpost gets named for slain settler
Plus would-be NYC synagogue bomber pleads guilty
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus AIPAC names new spokesman known as “the quote machine”
Israeli diplomat hails pledge of ‘personal’ memorial for 11 Israeli athletes
The Israeli envoy discusses his job as diplomat to the public
Deputy foreign minister defends Migron, denies Palestinian nationhood
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Let’s get ready to rumble!
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Danny Ayalon is glad to have her
But who is a Jew? A morning with Danny Ayalon
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, 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.