Judith Miller, Tablet Magazine’s theater critic, is at work on a memoir.
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Was the ‘Klinghoffer’ Premiere an ‘Operatic Kristallnacht’?

Dispatch from the scene at—and in—Lincoln Center Monday night

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Errol Morris Talked to Rumsfeld for 33 Hours. All He Got Was ‘The Unknown Known.’

The new documentary fails to elicit answers to the most important, and still unresolved, questions about the Iraq War

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‘Omar’ and ‘Bethlehem’ Tell the Same Story—But Only One Was Nominated for an Oscar

The better, more real, and more compelling of the two Israeli-Palestinian intelligence films opens this week in the U.S.

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Holocaust-ed: How the Defining Event of American Jewish Identity Plays Off-Broadway

Two fine one-act plays, ‘Bad Jews’ and ‘The Model Apartment,’ tackle the Shoah with unflinching dark humor

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On the Outrageous AP Seizures

We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop

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Terror and the Surveillance State on Film

Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.

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The Assimilation Stage

My Name Is Asher Lev and Disgraced bring to New York stages Jews and Muslims struggling with identity

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The Dead Yiddish Poets Society

Nathan Englander’s revealing new play The Twenty-Seventh Man dramatizes Stalin’s murder of gifted Yiddish writers

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Zubin Mehta Speaks Out

The maestro slams artistic boycotts and Israel’s Palestinian stance as his Philharmonic visits Carnegie Hall

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Homeland Insecurity

Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama

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The Gershwin Wars

With Nice Work and Porgy and Bess up for 20 Tonys, the Gershwins and Stephen Sondheim talk to Tablet

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Gore Vidal’s Judenrein Politics

A Broadway revival of 1960’s The Best Man reveals a prescient take on presidential politics, but from era before Jewish issues played a major role

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Sales Figures

A skillful new Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman cannot overcome the flaws of this dated and stilted play

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Herzliya Diary

UPDATED: Israel’s central banker delivers a blunt warning to Israeli Arabs and the ultra-Orthodox: Get to work, or the state will be jeopardized

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They Shoot Horses

Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of War Horse saps the imaginative power of the play in favor of sentimentality

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Hearts and Minds

A pair of new plays—one powerful, about Afghanistan; the other less successful, about Eichmann—bring recent history to the stage

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Haunted

After his family’s recent media appearances, Bernie Madoff looms over Frank Langella’s turn as a disgraced financier in Broadway’s Man and Boy

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Levanon Speaks

In his first U.S. interview, Yitzhak Levanon, Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, recalls the 13-hour riot that led to the evacuation of his embassy

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National Disunity

Sunday’s Sept. 11 commemorations were sober and apolitical. But some commentary on the anniversary, like from Paul Krugman, was anything but.

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Herzliya Diary

As Israel’s premier national-security conference concludes, events in Egypt grow still more chaotic, and attendees depart mulling scenarios for the post-Mubarak era

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Blowing Smoke

A five-hour French biopic mythologizes 1970s terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a glamorous and fetishized vision of senseless death and is still trying to shape his own image

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Assassination Tango

Israeli sources say Mossad tried to kill al-Mabhouh twice before

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Herzliya Diary 2010

Netanyahu speaks on the conference’s final night, telling Israelis merely to ‘take a hike’

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