Sara Ivry

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

Bubbling Over

The many meanings of seltzer, from thirst quencher to missile decoy

Prayer Revival

A poet brings a collection of 19th-century supplications back to life

Rise and Tithe

Charitable giving from Leviticus to Rothschild

Lady Intrepid

Ruth Gruber has seen it all—from refugee camps to Virginia Woolf’s parlor

Land of the Lost

Michael Chabon’s new novel depicts a frozen homeland where beat cops speak Yiddish, snack on blintzes, and chase Hasidic gangsters

Jerusalem Time

Journalist Amy Dockser Marcus talks with Sara Ivry about the the rival interests that energized the city a century ago

Purple Haze

Taking a plunge into kosher wines

Liberated Bride

Alix Kates Shulman on the creation of an ex-prom queen and protofeminist

All in the Family

Andrea Stern’s new collection of photographs chronicles the intimate life of a family—her own

Let’s Put on a Show

Daily Show writer Rob Kutner started putting on an annual Purimspiel five years ago. He discusses his rowdy and popular parody with Sara Ivry.

Blues Brother

With a little self-invention and a lot of talent, Doc Pomus left his mark on rock ‘n’ roll

Baptism by Fryer

A misbegotten first attempt at making sufganiyot

From Brooklyn to Beverly Hills

Growing up Jake Fuchs thought of his father as a screenwriter. At 12, he discovered otherwise.

Belief Net

Nelly Reifler is casting about for answers to eternal questions

Trip to Bountiful

Sensory overload kicks in on a tour through a kosher food convention

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