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.
Previously approved text said Palestinians see expulsion as ‘ethnic cleansing’
A Torah portion of war and remembrance
What the new Tin Pan Alley Rag teaches us about Irving Berlin and the other Jews who wrote the American songbook
Obama draws a connection between slavery and the Holocaust
Play suggests no; historian says yes
We have a ‘death wish,’ apparently
The gripping, improbable, globetrotting story of how Israeli spies caught Adolf Eichmann
Albert Kahn’s 100-year-old photography project brought humanity into focus
Seventy years ago, a contentious novel scrutinized Judaism through the eyes of a young boy
A new biography shines a light on Marie Syrkin
A London walking tour outlines the many divisions in British Jewry
A politician who broke the mold (it’s not who you think)
Dave Sim’s comic-book history of anti-Semitism
Moving to Vienna for four months was hard. Living with a former skinhead was even harder.
A new volume of Hannah Arendt’s writing sheds light on the persistence of anti-Semitism
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
An excerpt from I Thought I Meant More to You Than That, by Cynthia Orgel
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
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.