Sara Ivry

Sara Ivry is the host of Vox Tablet, Tablet Magazine's weekly podcast. Follow her on Twitter @saraivry.

The Third Way

Sadia Shepard grew up part Protestant, part Muslim. Then she found out about her grandmother.

Funny Girls

An off-Broadway show pays homage to the queens of comedy

The Ha-Ha

What’s in a joke? Jim Holt finds out.

With a Capital ‘J’

Alisa Solomon gives us the story behind West Side Story

No Place Like Home

Tania Grossinger chronicles her childhood at the Catskills resort

Born Free

A documentary plumbs early memories of life on the kibbutz

Partners in Crime

David Benioff takes the buddy novel to wartime Leningrad

Raising the Dead

In his new novel, Aleksandar Hemon unearths the misfortunes of a Chicago immigrant

Radical Riff

How comedians of the 1960s and ’70s revolutionized stand-up

In the Image

A literary—but none-too-sad—Keith Gessen talks about his new novel

Ties That Bind

A scholar and priest traces the roots of religious violence to Abraham

Damascus Minyan

Eric Umansky encounters merchants, widows, and secret police at a Syrian synagogue

Temple Seeker

Thomas Roma photographs Brooklyn’s synagogues past and present

The Solipsist

Howard Jacobson swore he wouldn’t write another Jewish novel. What happened?

Digging for Decalogues

Murray Zimiles explores the links between Torah arks and carousel horses

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