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
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
Plus Fayyad for prez?, Zuckerberg gets hacked, and more
Meet the new problems, same as the old problems
The logic behind the new Fatah-Hamas unity
Palestinian prime minister admits time is far from ripe for more talks
Conventional wisdom says Israel must reach a peace deal quickly, before population trends and diplomatic isolation overtake the Jewish state. Demographics and geopolitics tell a different story.
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus real Persian firemen of Long Island, and more
Disagreement over Fayyad could be straw that breaks always-tenuous deal
Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news
Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks
Plus accused Giffords shooter won’t stand trial now, and more
Plus Israel and ‘12, sustainable delis, and more
Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, and more in the news
After reconciliation with Hamas, can the P.A. be trusted with millions of dollars?
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