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
Here’s why he made it
ScarJo’s SodaStream spot, that ‘Seinfeld’ reunion, and Coca Cola’s yarmulkes
The actor on 1960s New York, the Coen Brothers, and, of course, Homeland
Plus this year’s Forward 50 announced, and more in the news
Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news
“She’s crying wolf again, Sauuuul”
Blesses couple during Stephen Colbert’s on-air ‘shutdown wedding’ ceremony
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen’s Yom Kippur service, and more in the news
Plus Iron Dome battery deployed in Netanya, and more in the news
Plus the State Department postpones honor for Egyptian anti-Semite
Plus NSA declassifies Jonathan Pollard damage assessment
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
This week in Jewcy, our partner site
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
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.