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.
Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more
IDF video of Israel’s raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla tells a different story
Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions
A haftorah of counting down and living it up
There’s linkage, too, between U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and Faisal Shahzad’s bombing attempt in Times Square
U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death
The peace-processors sour, golden Goa, and more
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Following the money to the Mossad
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
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.