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
Residents can now identify as Israeli
And the Diaspora is just a bit offended
Three opinions (but only one Jew) in today’s op-ed pages
Seen as a sop to right-wing parties
In new commercial for Israel study program
Milk, more Madonna, charity, and the lack thereof
‘Times’ blog runs corrections, complaints about ‘Israel Is Real’
A misguided Dutch group, peace through economics, and more in the news
Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second
A perceived threat, a real threat, and bagels
A new book reveals the secrets of the mikveh
A Torah portion of war and remembrance
Ted Kennedy—friend of Israel, champion of social justice, advocate for Soviet Jews—became part of our family
Except that humans are destroying it
Even if he once made same charge himself
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.