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.
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
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.
Goyishe Gov. Charlie Crist says yes
The impact belief systems have on our happiness
A Torah portion of omnipotence and violence
Faux paranoia, a subway skirmish, and a good call by God
Holy fireworks, non-revelations about God, and Eruv 2.0
Regina Spektor’s new album finds the human in the divine
Or, every deity deserves its crib
The fundamentalism of anti-fundamentalism books
Danya Ruttenberg spent years wrestling with religion. Today she’s a rabbi.
Why projects like the Creation Museum induce religious stupor and cripple imaginations
An eleven-year-old who’s finding her way
Every time I think I’m out, He pulls me in again
When you’re called God, the pressure for genius is titanic
For the tortured club of Red Sox fans, a final match-up against the Bronx hegemon begets theological questions
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
After seven years in Portland, departing with a mix of sadness and hope
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
Operation Protective Edge enters its 18th day
Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in Gaza
The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad
Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories
Food truck and Cupcake Wars finalist rails against ‘Zionist pigs’ on Twitter
Applying U.S. lessons of counterinsurgency to the current crisis in Gaza
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.