Josh Lambert (@joshnlambert), a Tablet Magazine contributing editor and comedy columnist, is the academic director of the Yiddish Book Center, Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and author most recently of Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture.

Comeback Kid

Having failed to assimilate, Ludwig Lewisohn went on to write the great American Jewish novel


Hack Job

The surgical steps Alfred Hitchcock Presents took to adapt Philip Roth for television


Storm Warning

The surprising alliance at the heart of John Oliver Killens


Regatta Land

Amid Harvard’s ivy-covered bricks, the hero of Myron Kaufmann’s Remember Me to God struggles to become part of the in crowd


Those Ukraine Girls

The Real World: Key West features two Jewish cast members: After all the boozing and broken hearts will they end up together?

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