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.
House majority leader quickly rebuked by Nancy Pelosi, angry Twitter users
Plus debt ceiling issue likely to get kicked down the road three months
A surprising call for conservatives to stop running against it
The casino mogul is out $70 million as Jewish voters re-elect Obama and Jewish GOP candidates lose
Republicans expand their control of the House of Representatives
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion
This says more about us than it does about him
The author, like Israel, takes risks—and lives in opposition to nebbishy Jewish New Yorkers
The donor speaks out in a rare interview
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
That hot new website making fun of Jewish Republicans? My husband and I made it—and you’re welcome.
Are Jews turning away from the Dems? Survey says: perhaps!
Plus, Poland reopens Auschwitz probe, Oprah goes to the mikvah, and more
The Republican presidential candidates’ refusal to believe in things like global warming isn’t just bad science; it’s also very poor religion
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
An excerpt from I Thought I Meant More to You Than That, by Cynthia Orgel
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
After seven years in Portland, departing with a mix of sadness and hope
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
Operation Protective Edge enters its 18th day
Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in Gaza
The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad
Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories
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.