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
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
Seven decades ago, the Jews of Rhodes were sent to Auschwitz. Now some descendants are preserving a culture nearly lost.
Turkish navy intercepts Norwegian exploration vessel near Cyprus
As new fields come online, Israel is beefing up its naval assets to fend off threats from Turkey, Lebanon, and Russia
Plus where talks could go and oil can’t, and more in the news
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Better know a new Israeli ally
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
Plus Israel watches Sinai, turmoil in Jordan, and more in the news
A well-oiled selection of Hanukkah fare—from a new twist on latkes to salads and savory ‘gelt’
Plus Israel takes a breather on Iran, and more
Plus federations worried about aging donor base, and more in the news
Seen as provocation against Israel
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Lights
Striking it rich, preparing for battle, and objecting to an award for Mary Robinson
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.