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
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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
Plus de Klerk denies nukes report, and more in the news
A tale of two competing efforts
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Elliott Abrams wants ‘crippling sanctions’ … for now
Plus proximity talks to begin this week, and more in the news
Abrams, TNR prefer a U.S. strike on Iran to an Israeli one
Would Israel launch a preemptive strike—despite U.S. opposition—to prevent an Iranian bomb? Despite its bluster, probably not.
Why pick on our friends but not our enemies?
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus A’jad in Damascus, Madoff by any other name, and more
Trita Parsi, the second pillar of the U.S. Iran lobby, wants to the be the public face of Iranian-Americans
Plus don’t cry for A’jad, Elie Wiesel, and more
How Flynt Leverett and his wife, Hillary Mann Leverett, became leading advocates for doing business with Tehran
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Plus Bibi wants a Gaza probe (really), and more in the news
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