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
The Quranic argument for Jewish sovereignty in the land of Israel
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, and more in the news
Following the money to the Mossad
Plus intermarriage blessings, George Mitchell in full, and more in the news
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
When Chabad arrived in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood, its liberal residents didn’t respond with open arms
Plus the China exemption, more power to Levin, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus a heist wife, Israel’s size does’t matter, and more
Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
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.