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.
How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion
After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy
The cards my Christian paternal grandparents sent me as a child came with small checks—and a hidden agenda
David Hartman, my late study partner, wanted to be a great rabbi. He ended up in a war for Judaism’s future.
At the Western Wall, the latest incarnation of an ancient Jewish battle between tradition and modernity
I used to love putting on tefillin every day, but as I got older, I lost my faith. Now they sit on my shelf.
Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women
I fell for the girl in the FBI T-shirt the first time I saw her. But she was religious, and I wasn’t.
From the archive: A gay man and an Orthodox rabbi find connection in Wayne Hoffman’s novel Sweet Like Sugar
When my daughter got married at 20, I worried she was too young. But I was the one who wasn’t ready.
On same-sex marriage, Orthodox Jews should keep the religious and civil separate—as they do on other issues
For some ultra-Orthodox writers, the tension between obedience and skepticism in their community fuels a unique art
The attacks on domestic bliss in Alix Kates Shulman’s novel Ménage would resonate with Orthodox Jews
While Orthodox girls obsess about skirt length and hosiery choices, are we overlooking Judaism’s most important lessons about modesty?
The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad
Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories
Food truck and Cupcake Wars finalist rails against ‘Zionist pigs’ on Twitter
Applying U.S. lessons of counterinsurgency to the current crisis in Gaza
Former Met Council chief stole more than $7 million from Jewish charity
Palestinian death count reaches 746 as IDF operation enters 17th day
Arab frustration at Hamas has exposed changing attitudes toward Israel
Accused Auschwitz and Buchenwald guard had been living in Philadelphia
Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
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.