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 more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Students receive a new kind of training
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Potential conflict-of-interest explored
For converts, December can be the cruelest month
Plus the West Bank mosque arson’s aftermath, and more in the news
Blog responds to NYT article on Midwood
Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, and more
The NYT’s awful, heart-warming story about a Hebrew-speaking dog
To shill Jewish penicillin
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Says rabbi who gave famous 1990 sermon
The former ‘Nation’ editor and publisher remembers Sidney Zion, crusading journalist and renegade Jew
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, 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.