Planetary Science

Tablet Original Fiction: a scientist chases a meteorite, and finds a message from God

The Angel of Mercy

Tablet Original Fiction: a mansion, a storm, and a poolside shattering

The Clinging

Tablet Fiction: An evil spirit has entered a living person. Can the Rabbi perform a Jewish exorcism?

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

A newly reissued short story from the under-appreciated late writer revives Jewish Toronto of the 1930s

‘Fungus’: Who’s to Blame When Bad Things Happen to Good Characters?

When authors write stories, they play God. The results can be devastating.

Sex, Leave, and Videotape

Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home

Tablet Original Fiction: Light

Tablet Original Fiction: For Alexander Gruen, there are no real Jews left in the world, only holes—and fire

Jacob Wallenstein Is the Greatest Science-Fiction Writer to Never Have Lived

The Israeli’s magnum opus, ‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow,’ is so good, it should have existed

‘On the Edge of Our City’: A Short Story for Yom Kippur by Aharon Appelfeld

A Holocaust survivor wrestles with the angel of history on the beach in Tel Aviv

The Teachers’ Lounge: Stories

An original translation of new Hebrew fiction from Bernstein Prize-winner Dror Burstein, author of ‘Kin’

Fathers

Tablet Original Fiction: A father and son go to Germany after the Holocaust to adopt a Jewish child

The Maiden of Brooklyn

Tablet Fiction: a haunting tale of sexual abuse among the Orthodox

Coney Island Knock Off

Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone

Fat

Tablet Original Fiction: Sent on a gruesome errand, a young man comes undone

How To Be a Man

The latest installment in Tablet’s monthly original fiction series

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