The Forgotten Founder of ‘Partisan Review’ Wrote Porn and Thrillers

What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?

Henry Roth Slept With His Sister and His Cousin

Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?

Weird Al: America’s Greatest Living Artist

With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius

I Thought I Meant More to You Than That

Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela

A Heartbreaking Picture of Rare Genius Shows America Without Jews

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made

Why ‘The Bachelorette’ Is a Religious Experience, While ‘The Bachelor’ Is Mere Idolatry

As a new bride-to-be, I can’t look away from tonight’s episode of the reality TV series starring Andi Dorfman

Planetary Science

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

The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 2

The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust

The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 1

The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism

Meet Hollywood’s Summertime Inaction Heroes!

The Age of Obama comes to the multiplex with the new Transformers and X-Men movies

The Angel of Mercy

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

The Tea Party’s New Front in the American Culture Wars: Literature

What Adam Bellow and other conservatives get wrong about the political leanings of creators of imaginative fiction

Andy Samberg, Kiss My Mezuzah!

Rachel Bloom is going to be funny, no matter what you think of her and her lewd, Jewy, borderline-offensive brand of comedy

Rethinking the Controversial Figure Who Helped Establish the State of Israel

Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.

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