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 Brooklyn-born punk star, writer, and poet altered the New York cultural landscape
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Deleted tweets, charges of propaganda, and other high-level intrigue
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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there
It’s time to take on Russia
Conservatives, Senate accuse White House; White House accuses NYT
Today on Tablet
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Lebanon’s line gives it a chunk of gas field, could also create conflict
Wieseltier and Ibish cast uprisings in instructively similar lights
Brotherhood cleric is popular, but may also be dangerous
Comment of the week
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.