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
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.
The octogenarian president loves him some teen pop sensation
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Inside the West’s once-ally
The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, and more
A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
Despite diminishing numbers, a historical Jewish community thrives in Azerbaijan
Charged English anti-Semitism in Tablet Magazine; now denies it
Benny Morris and Shimon Peres get together, and more
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
Plus the all-religions yeshiva, 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.