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
And other highlights from Bibi-Obama Press Conference
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
No, and some pundits are distorting a pro-Israel resolution to say so
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Chuck Hagel will be secretary of Defense, and Iran will go nuclear. So much for an all-powerful Israel Lobby.
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance
The unbelievable story of Israel’s last military diplomat in Iran
Plus ahead of nuclear talks, Iran upgrades its nuclear equipment
Opponents of the Hagel nomination write President Obama a letter
Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look
Plus the Hagel “Friends of Hamas” rumor gets put to rest with gusto
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there
If North Korea has the bomb, as this week’s nuclear test indicated, then for all practical purposes, so does Iran
No, probably not. But the developments are compelling.
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.