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
Military issues official siddur for the first time since World War II
The unpiloted AirMule can fly with up to 800 pounds of cargo
How last month’s attacks in Nairobi, a reminder of the Mumbai siege, may bring them even closer together
Jewish tradition is weighted definitively against pacifism. But does that mean drone warfare is kosher?
In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
American veterans of the Israeli army face alienation from their peers in both countries. A group called Aluf Stone gives them a place to belong.
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
France, rhetoric, and the soldiering life
Boca congressman gets event rescheduled
Use training for nefarious purposes, Salon says
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.