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
Plus ambition we can maybe believe in, and more in the news
Plus Parker favors Park51, and more in the news
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
Obama’s embrace of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatens both Israel and the Palestinian Authority
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news
Robert Malley, a former Clinton official, says Hamas must be engaged
Plus Petraeus denies ‘linkage,’ and more in the news
P.A. children’s show propagandizes to Israeli Arabs
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Plus new U.S. Syria envoy also killed Jesse James, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
The Israeli-soldier character is, let us say, not the hero
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.