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, Iranian smuggling, Crowe’s cutting remarks, and more
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
Plus, West Bank mosque arson, anti-anti-circumcision victory, and more
Pro-Israel activists prepare for intensive Congressional lobbying tomorrow
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
There are many ways a marriage can be tested. Inviting a strange cab driver into your home without informing your wife beforehand is one.
Plus, sanctioned Assad blames Israel, and more in the news
Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news
Plus the last Nazi war criminals, Cornel West, and more
Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Harsh repression continues, Iran’s ally remains
Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, and more in the news
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
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.