Sara Ivry

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

Later the Same Day, Grace Paley (1985)

Midcentury short stories from a master

Remembering the March on Washington

Listening to Martin Luther King Jr’s ‘I have a Dream’ speech, 50 years later

My Jewish Child

My son, conceived with donated sperm, is Jewish—no matter what rabbis say

In Memoriam, David Rakoff (1964-2012)

Remembering a brilliant, generous friend

Diagnosis Is Not Death

Two new memoirs, Memoir of a Debulked Woman and Fierce Joy, offer inspiring models for coping with illness

Hasidic Woman Sparks To-Do on the Internet

Post about the traditionally Orthodox and women stirs debate

The Devil in Sarah Stein

Thane Rosenbaum’s young-adult novel The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, takes on the Holocaust and Sept. 11 but can’t reconcile Jewish past and future

Herself Included

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification

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

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