Sara Ivry

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

Out of ‘In Darkness,’ Reflection

A response to Agnieszka Holland’s Academy Award-nominated film

Another List, Other Lives

Your Vox Tablet preview

Choice

Chaim Potok’s 1967 novel The Chosen, about Jewish teenagers in Brooklyn, is no less inscrutable for adults than it has been for generations of young readers

New York Sweet Rye Bread

Peshwari Challah

Chocolate Cake

Memories of Frances

R.I.P. Russell Hoban

No. 65: Au Revoir Les Enfants

Bad endings in Occupied France

Citrus Fruit Soup

Salty Anise Butter Cookies

New Novel Sheds Light on Unsung History

Jews as hardy settlers of the prairie

Disaster Preparedness

A new anthology, Contending with Catastrophe, asks preeminent Orthodox rabbis to make sense of Sept. 11

Family Feuds

The stories in Stuart Nadler’s new collection, The Book of Life, explore the inter-generational tensions of moody Jewish families burdened by memories, rifts, hopes, and deaths

In Praise of Un-Jewishness

Finally, a horrible reality star who is no shanda

Western Promises

With her debut novel, The Cosmopolitans, Nadia Kalman expands the boundaries of Soviet-Jewish immigrant fiction

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