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.
Canadian comedian Ophira Eisenberg tells of the day she went to the mall and conquered her Christmas envy once and for all
An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives
Interviews with Sarah Jessica Parker, Tony Kushner, Leonard Nimoy, and others provide material for an affecting new show
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations
Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Biographer Seth Lipsky talks about Abraham Cahan, his political sway, and the evolution of the Jewish press
Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar
In his new book, ‘Like Dreamers,’ Yossi Klein Halevi chronicles the clash of Utopian visions that followed the Six Day War
In a wide-ranging conversation, Israel’s greatest novelist talks about working the land, making art, and Natalie Portman
‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss
The irreverent 82-year-old left Orthodox Borough Park long ago. But she’s still wrestling with the rituals of her past.
1:56 PM —
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was being held by pro-Russian forces
12:53 PM —
Assault charges filed in December attack of gay black man in Williamsburg
11:53 AM —
What it all means for the peace process
10:25 AM —
Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
5:37 PM —
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has dual American and Israeli citizenship
4:14 PM —
I love Philip Johnson’s buildings not in spite of him, but to spite him
3:01 PM —
Workplace productivity rates projected to decrease a trillion percent
12:57 PM —
How reconciliation with Hamas reveals the PA boss’s true intentions
11:55 AM —
Admits to stealing more than $7 million from the charity organization
By James Kirchick — The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacyBy Suzanne Selengut — Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditionsBy Joan Nathan — Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
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.
- Jews Seeking Jews Apps
- Katy Perry, The Bar Mitzvah DJ
- Spotlight On: Andrew Steinthal, Co-founder of ‘The Infatuation’
- Haim Rocks Out at Coachella
- A German saves a Jew
- One man, two identities: Archbishop was ?The Jewish Cardinal?
- Some Real Housewives of New York Gets Real
- Drinks with Mariah Huq of Married to Medicine