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
House Majority Leader may have pushed out GOP vet over anti-Jewish remarks
Ex-Chabad rabbi will seek Republican nomination for New Jersey district
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Speaking at AIPAC conference, president moves closer to Israeli position on Iran—but not all the way there—ahead of meeting with Netanyahu
Political fun fact of the day
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
Obama, Republicans won’t completely ignore this stuff over the next year
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus Red Cross denied access to Shalit before interview, and more
Did you know his kids went on Birthright?
Plus the French surrender, Eric Cantor shuns pro-Israel letter, and more
Plus, the ‘Jewish Indiana Jones,’ Benny Morris on Egypt, and more
Although he seems to be enjoying the Mediterranean sun
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, 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.