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 Kagan discusses Chinese food, and more in the news
Plus Russian intelligence, and more in the news
Decline and fall of the WASP
Plus Iran gets its Seas confused, and more
Plus the all-religions yeshiva, and more in the news
We know she has some; tell us what they are!
Kagan had praised controversial Israeli chief justice
Plus Turkey rising, and more
Our dispatch from the White House party
Plus Chomsky turned back, Rahm ‘screwed up,’ and more in the news
High Court nominee was at modern Orthodox shul
The nomination as ethnic moment
Plus habemus proximity talks! and more in the news
Plus cartoon Jesus, Gen-Stewart, 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.