Vladislav Davidzon, Tablet's European culture correspondent, is a Russian-American writer, translator, and critic. He was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and lives in Paris.
From Paris to Benghazi to Dhaka to Kiev, France’s most prominent, and tireless, public philosopher is also its de facto statesman
The French film festival goes raw on depictions of incest, murder, DSK, Ukraine, Timbuktu, and stardom
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
The whole question of modernity, in new assessments of the German composer and his work
Provocateur’s legal woes coincide with rising anti-Jewish sentiment in Paris
Two new biographical studies and dual exhibits in Vienna plumb the psychodrama of the great Lucian Freud
The late political theorist, Marxist philosopher, and urbanist, who died this year, was my teacher and spiritual guide
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A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
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If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
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Controversy over the senator’s remarks has distracted from the real issue
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Ringing in the Jewish New Year with an artisanal tahini and honey spread
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‘Anti-Semitism Antenna’ will be accessible by phone and online
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Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat
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The 11-year-olds were wearing uniforms of local Jewish secondary school
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An excerpt from Lucinda Franks’ Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me
By Yair Rosenberg — These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by nameBy Lee Smith — One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.By Joan Nathan — Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
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