What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at
How an 18-year-old Palestinian prodigy came to train his lens on last summer’s Israel-Hamas hostilities, which ended one year ago today
In a compelling new memoir, ‘Reading Claudius,’ Caroline Heller goes in search of her formidable uncle Erich, whose WWII legacy still haunts his descendants
A new animated movie charmingly wrestles with one of Jewish theology’s thorniest questions
Looking for a good book to sink into at the beach in these waning dog days? Friends share what they’ve loved lately.
The former Jefferson Airplane guitarist and Hot Tuna lead man comes home to his mother’s faith at his Fur Peace Ranch in Ohio
Known for his tasteful gaudiness—and Barbra Streisand’s memorable 1969 Oscars outfit—the Montreal-born fashion icon believed you never had to tone down to move up
When and how did authentic information about the Holocaust first become known?
Dispatch from the last day at Tel Aviv’s iconic Café Tamar, after 74 years of service
Where Jewish writers are finding homes these days, and why
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 new ‘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.’