Vox Tablet is delighted to share the inaugural episode of Tablet’s newest podcast, Unorthodox
Unlike a lot of classic teen comedies, the original ‘Wet Hot’ and its new Netflix revival series do not wash out the Jews. Is this a good sign or bad?
The internationally acclaimed filmmaker’s new ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ takes Jewish insularity to terrific extremes
The painter’s early 1950s work is the subject of an exceptional, worth-the-detour new show in Maine
A tale of two Edgars, and the predestination of names
A tale of love and vanity by the great 20th-century Brazilian writer, from the forthcoming ‘Complete Stories’
Brenda’s brother is in love with another man. What will his minyan think?
Our caped crusaders have a lot to do with our anxieties about Jewish identity. It’s time we found more meaningful alternatives.
New German film is a devastating portrait of a ghostly young Eurydice, an Auschwitz survivor who refuses to stay in hell
Historian Lisa Leff tracks the perplexing journey of a 20th century collector, scholar, survivor, and thief
How a 1988 murder in Portland brought the American skinhead movement into the national spotlight
‘Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody. Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced.’
This is the story of an IDF fleece jacket, and a broken back
The singer, subject of a moving new biographical documentary, never lived long enough to learn how to live
The superhero genius of Peter Saul and Jim Nutt, according to curator Dan Nadel
Dead at 92
Biographer Steven Gimbel Talks Us Through the Physicist’s Views on Religion, Israel, and (Yikes) His Theory of Relativity
From the confines of Skverer Hasidism to Columbia University and fashion eyewear shops, the singer and Internet sensation isn’t slowing down soon
In Jessamyn Hope’s evocative debut novel, ‘Safekeeping,’ people are as beautiful and as vexed as the history with which they struggle
Tablet Original Fiction: ‘Ruth had always assumed she’d die a one-man virgin.’
Confessions of a Jewish teenage folkie
A naked African-American, life-like young boys, personal property, public art, commerce, and cultural bravery collide at the nexus of the new West Side scene
Will an art restitution allow Michael Hayden to reconnect with his German roots?
Francophone Algerian writer Kemal Daoud writes back to ‘The Stranger’—and breathes life into its nameless victim
Why Israel’s most prestigious book award just shut out Hebrew writers who live outside the Jewish State
Memories of the Argentine literary mystic’s visit to the Holy Land, and of his nuanced Zionism
Vox Tablet launches a revue of our favorite episodes from the past decade with this gem of a story from Janice Erlbaum
In defense, and praise, of the champion of personality, for whom Jewishness was simply a fact of life, not an ‘identity’
Tablet Original Fiction: Meet Phil the Kosher butcher, non-traditional writing student, counterfactual storyteller, Lothario
From a strange small town in Idaho to a menacing desert island, summer programming is all about anxious, insular communities