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 Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Law arguably contradicts humane, moral considerations
Comment of the Week
To Israel, mainly, but also to pretty much everything
Shiites applaud, others suspect
Kosher is as kosher does, and more
How Michael Wyschogrod taught me to eat like a Jew
Dining chez POTUS, Turkey troubles, and more
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
Responses to Zionism essay pour in
Plus Beinart is no ‘hater,’ and more
Breaking Passover in style, the ‘linkage’ problem, and more
How Jewish conservatives blew it on Iraq and Iran
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, 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.