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 Paul’s delegates, Hitler’s vices, and more
Plus Obama returns Ponzi-ist’s money, and more
Journalism’s most controversial post gets a new steward
Inside baseball on Jerusalem bureau chiefs past and present
The Canadian magazine Adbusters sparked the Occupy Wall Street movement. It also has a weakness for Israel-bashing conspiracy theories.
Plus Arab League/Syria communication breakdown, and more in the news
Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more
Plus the French surrender, Eric Cantor shuns pro-Israel letter, and more
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
Plus Gates pushes for sanctions instead of bombing, and more in the news
What they’ll talk about when they talk about peace
Rotem bill, currently frozen, provoked strong opposition stateside
Gaza under blockade is unique
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
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.