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 actor’s problem is that he sees Gibson and Baldwin as one and the same
In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic
Plus anti-Semitism in Ukraine (maybe), Eszterhas on Mel, and more
The movie star’s brand of anti-Semitism, revealed anew in a recent Joe Eszterhas letter, is precisely what made him want to tell the Maccabee story
Plus the Jewish EGOTs, and more
Plus Syrian embassy closed, Christians acting Jewish, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Plus Jews slowly heading for the GOP? and more
Director is reportedly interested in Exodus project
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
Plus mysterious goings-on with Egypt, and more in the news
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
With a cherry on top?
Fortunately, there are no other Jews in Hollywood
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.