Howard Jacobson is a novelist and critic. He is the author of, most recently, J (shortlisted for the 2014 Booker Prize), Zoo Time, and The Finkler Question, which won the 2010 Man Booker Prize. He lives in London.
An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘The Swag Man,’ by the Man Booker Prize-winner, available from Amazon.com today
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The 11-year-olds were wearing uniforms of local Jewish secondary school
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Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime
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The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias
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Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage
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Stylish Westchester preteens steal the show from Marc Jacobs
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Convicted murderer and rapist also seeks $15,000 in punitive damages
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YIVO director of education says the language is still very much alive
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Oskar Groening, 93, was tried in Germany for helping operate Auschwitz
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The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
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