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 nuclear gamesmanship, Iran and Columbia, and more
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus that new J Street poll, the ‘Righteous Gentiles’ of CUFI, and more
Plus the flotilla to take to the air, and more in the news
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
While U.N. concludes Syrian site was atomic
Plus Egypt goes rogue, Syria and Syrians in crosshairs, and more in the news
Plus rabba deux, and more
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Plus whom Anne Frank belongs to, and more
Plus Kerry and Assad’s secret plan for peace, and more in the news
Plus federations worried about aging donor base, and more in the news
Plus opponents go to court, Mavi Marmara goes home, 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.