Jesse Oxfeld, a former executive editor and publisher of Tablet Magazine, is a freelance theater critic. He was The New York Observer's theater critic from 2009 to 2014.
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Michael Friedman, Talented Broadway Composer, Dies at 41

His ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ foresaw our populist political moment

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Welcome to Tablet’s New Look

Clearer headlines, more recommendations, and the chance to support our work

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On Tablet’s Server Outages

DDOS attacks, the Jonah Lehrer story, and this website

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Tablet Is Hiring

Design director, digital audience guru

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No. 25: Ordinary People

The life-saving superiority of Jewish emotionalism

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A Fine Concert

Rufus, Sting, Lou Reed, and a celebration of David Lehman’s Nextbook Press book

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Miep Gies Is Dead

Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100

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Mazel Tov, Chelsea

Former first daughter engaged

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Oldest Spanish Torah Scroll Sold

At Sotheby’s for about $400,000

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Tablet’s Kirsch Makes Forward 50

‘This century’s first pre-eminent Jewish man of letters’

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Sundown: Madoffiana, Priced to Move

Plus basketball, wandering, and a case for avoiding team sports

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After Abbas, the End of the Palestinian Authority?

Fatah officials speculate Authority will collapse without him

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Abbas Won’t Seek Reelection, He Says

Palestinian president won’t run in election called for January

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Bacon-Wrapped Matzoh Balls Come to L.A.

Thanks to Jewish ‘Top Chef’ winner

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Ringtones Rock Ramallah

West Bank gets second cell carrier, providing musical choices

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Nebbishy Doc Raps Swine-Flu Advice

‘DocRock’ and five prevention tips

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Taylor Swift Is Not Actually a Nazi

Despite photo with boy wearing a swastika

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Two Shot at L.A. Synagogue

UPDATED: Victims in good condition, assailant still at large

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West Bank Labor Pains

Palestinian workers governed by Jordanian laws, weaker than Israel’s

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Neurosis Can Cause Asthma, Study Says

Another thing to worry about

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Tablet Today: Death

Jewish Body Week comes to a close

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Chinese Jews Arrive in Israel

And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!

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Daybreak: Iran Deal Close

But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news

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Livni Praises J Street

And implicitly disses Netanyahu

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Tablet Today

As Jewish Body Week continues, the body falters

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Daybreak: Hymietown No More?

The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news

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Today on Tablet

Jewish Body Week continues with a video starring author A.J. Jacobs

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Today on Tablet: Welcome to Jewish Body Week

Plus a video testimonial from parenting columnist Marjorie Ingall

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Jon Minus Kate, Plus 5770

Gosselin tells parenting blog he loves Jews, shops at Zabar’s

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Glowing Gefilte Fish Found in U.K.

‘Brighter than a glow stick,’ witness says

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