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
Does this mean Israel should apologize?
Plus will the real Flagman please stand up? and more in the news
While Israel sits in the catbird seat
What it could mean for Israel
Plus, the Jew who made anti-sharia big, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus Erdogan’s new view of Turkish foreign policy, and more in the news
Plus U.S. electioneering on Israel, and more in the news
Israeli couple gives thumbs-up name to daughter
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
Today on Tablet
The Wikileaks diplomatic cables reveal further evidence of a Turkish prime minister using every tactic at his disposal to bolster his authoritarianism
Prestige hurt, but Turkish diplomacy is back
Plus what WikiLeaks told us today, and more in the news
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.