Vox Tablet is Tablet Magazine's weekly podcast, hosted by Sara Ivry and produced by Julie Subrin. You can listen to individual episodes here or subscribe on iTunes.
Jonathan Groubert discovers just how unreliable family histories can be when held up against archives and artifacts
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.
Gender-typing is at work as early as daycare. A new book examines how this inequity plays out and undermines religious classrooms.
From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy.
Clarinetist David Krakauer unites iconic films, animation, and a swinging sextet in a rollicking multimedia project
Far from being religious ideologues, most settlers say they are apolitical and just want a house and some quiet
Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
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This season’s time jump bypasses much of the bootlegger’s criminal career
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Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a clever—and kosher—holiday cocktail
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Hamas identified the men as members of the militant group’s armed wing
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Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds
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Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman
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The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs
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Rogue diplomat secured passports for rebels fleeing Assad’s bloody regime
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The story behind a story about a young woman’s search for a new kind of Jewish community
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A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks
By Adam Janofsky — ‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social mediaBy Lee Smith — One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.By Israel Story — Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
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.
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- Real Housewives of New Jersey: the Losers are Back
- A Conversation with Amber Marchese of Real Housewives of New Jersey
- Jonathan Tropper?s ?This is Where I Leave You? finds humor during shivah
- Local artist tackles Jews and sex in ?Transparent? with Jeffrey Tambor