Sophie Aroesty is an editorial intern at Tablet.
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Jennifer Lawrence’s New Movie is, Basically, the Bible, Only Freakier

If you’ve paid attention at Sunday school, Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ will feel mightily familiar, but still completely crazy

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You Can’t Go Home Again

Returning to her beloved summer camp, one young adult ponders change, time, and the traditions that matter

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Lobster Out, Lox In: Portland, Maine is Having a Jewish Food Moment

For great knishes, bialys, and babkas, just head on up the coast

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Meet BitCoen, the New Jewish Cryptocurrency

With ten percent of its earnings going to tzedakah, the new Russian start-up advertises itself as the first kosher currency of the digital age

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Internationally Renowned Cycling Race Is Coming to Jerusalem

The Giro d’Italia, one of the world’s three most important races, will kick off in Israel’s capital next year, but the security costs are sky-high

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Israeli MKs Grapple with Life’s Great Mystery: Can Electricity Be Kosher?

How to avoid using power that comes from stations that work on Shabbat? Invent a new kind of strictly kosher grid, some haredi lawmakers say.

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This Jewish Valentine’s Day, Help Lil Dicky Find Love

All the rapper wants is to meet a nice Jewish girl. Anyone out there?

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525 Years to the Day After Kicking Out Its Jews, Spain Honors Their Language, Ladino

The Spanish Royal Academy will fund a new organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the ancient dialect. Muy Byen.

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On Australia’s ‘The Bachelor,’ Talk of ‘A Jewish Banana’ Sparks Accusations of Anti-Semitism

For better or worse, reality TV is where much of the conversation about Jewish identity takes place these days

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Looking for the Ancient Canaanites? Try Lebanon.

DNA studies suggest that the ancient biblical people, long thought extinct, might have settled in Sidon

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Netflix Is Israeli Now, So Let’s Binge on Some ‘Fauda’

The streaming service now speaks Hebrew, charges in shekels, and produces great Israeli content

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Spinning with Phish at the JCC

Judaism, jam bands, and trendy fitness all come together for one sweaty, transcendent hour

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Famous Jews Get Hebrew Tattoos

On the gridiron or the movie set, the Chosen Ones love some traditional ink

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‘I Had Fun During the Holocaust’

Documentary airing tonight on PBS tells the incredible story of three Italian brothers who return to Italy to look for the cave where they hid during the war

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Immigrant Poets Celebrate Emma Lazarus’ Birthday with Tributes to ‘The New Colossus’

At a poetry festival at the 92nd Street Y, where Lazarus herself once taught English to Russian-Jewish women

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Brooklyn Shul Inspires Genderless Apparel Start-Up

RIGit wants you to focus on beautiful clothes, not traditional gender roles

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Quebec Court Fines Jewish Salon Owner for Forcing Jewish Hairdresser to Take the Sabbath Off

You got to fight for your right to violate the Fourth Commandment

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New Play Goes Inside the Mind of Peeping Tom Rabbi Barry Freundel

Why did he do it? One playwright believes it’s an extreme case of something we all do: lying to ourselves.

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Ohad Naharin, the Father of Israeli Modern Dance, Steps Down as Director of Batsheva Dance Company

Defiantly a-political and universally celebrated, Naharin will focus on developing the dance language he invented, the evocative – and provocative – ‘Gaga’

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Introducing: A New Weekly List of Recommended Longform Journalism from Tablet

From amorous and murderous dentists to cantankerous and furious Jews, we’ve got the intelligent anti-dote to binge-watching TV

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Joyeux 14 Juillet! Celebrate France’s National Holiday with Tablet’s Greatest Hits

From anti-Semitism to croissants, we got you covered

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Another Century-Long Wait Is Over for the Chicago Cubs: Wrigley Field Is Getting Kosher Food

Get ready for Romanian hot dogs, Polish sausages, and spiritual uplift

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For a Sex-Crazed Catholic Sex Comedy Starring Jews, Watch ‘The Little Hours’

Real-life husband and wife Alison Brie and Dave Franco steam up a medieval monastery

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Famous Artist Fights Color Wars. Literally.

When Anish Kapoor, the Indian-Jewish master behind Chicago’s Bean, secured exclusive rights to the world’s blackest black, his colleagues went on the attack.

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Abbi Jacobson Knows Modern Art

The Broad City Star Goes Deep in a new podcast recorded in New York’s Museum of Modern Art

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Chag Sameach! It’s Amazon Prime Day, and Here’s the Best Jewish Stuff You Can Buy

A Jewish-Japanese Sex and Cookbook? A Do-It-Yourself circumcision kit? Jeff Goldblum Holding a gorilla? Amazon’s got you covered.

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Maccabi Tel Aviv, Israel’s Iconic Basketball Team, Signs First-Ever Arab Player

Karam Mashour grew up in a community that didn’t really care for basketball. Now he’s one of the country’s biggest hoop stars in the making.

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Was the Author of the Voynich Manuscript, the Literary World’s Greatest Mystery, a Jew?

A new theory emerges, based on illustrations of naked ladies bathing

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