Dispatch from La Croisette: Woody Allen’s critics hogged the spotlight until Bernard-Henri Lévy waltzed in with the Kurdish high command
Never mind the Christian imagery: ‘Preacher’ is a show Abraham Joshua Heschel would’ve loved
Seventy-seven years to the day after the Austrian-Jewish journalist and novelist died, the great chronicler of prewar Europe still has much to tell us
‘Weiner’ is an intimate, unflinching documentary about the former congressman’s doomed 2013 mayoral run, and the people who stuck with him through his Trumpian circus act
The Israeli choreographer’s signature neoclassical style on view in two new pieces, ‘Mono Lisa’ and ‘Man of the Hour’
‘Blonde on Blonde’ and ‘Pet Sounds’ are American gospel
What the novelist’s 1976 conversation tells us about the 2016 presidential campaign, the persistence of change, and the durability of political ideas
Live from the American Hebrew Academy, Unorthodox talks with Marshall Rauch, North Carolina’s first Jewish state senator, and trumpet player Judith Saxton
Neal Gabler’s ‘impassioned’ new biography of the entertainer explores the paradox of modern Jewishness
In an excerpt from Neal Gabler’s new biography of Barbra Streisand, the Broadway actress chases her career-making Fanny Brice role
As the NBA conference finals kick off, this tastemaker, collaborator, and doyen knows what the fans want on their feet
The great Nicaraguan poet’s fascination with ‘the mysterious people of the Semitic race’
This week on Unorthodox, New York Times Magazine ‘Drink’ columnist Rosie Schaap brings booze, and writer Doug Henwood talks left-wing Hillary haters
A story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, on Yom HaShoah
A scholar discovers a hidden text by the great American author of ‘Song of Myself.’ But can the celebrated democrat survive the politics of 21st-century academia?
Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers
This May Day, a Jewish Refusenik looks back on the Spring of 1985
Robert F. Worth’s ‘A Rage for Order’ brings the broad disappointments of the Arab Spring to the human level
The new documentary ‘Eva Hesse,’ opening this week, explores the too short, too beautiful life of an art heroine
Booty-shaking new music from A-Wa, Sandaraa, and Schizophonia
On the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, drawing back into the light the talented woman who may have inspired some sonnets and The Merchant of Venice
Tablet Original Fiction for Passover, from the master of black humor: Evicted from Teaneck, what exodus awaits?
How Franz Werfel’s novel about the Armenian Genocide inspired the Warsaw Ghetto fighters and the Zionist resistance
The Jewish ghetto haunts sociologist Mitchell Duneier’s new history of the American one
Unorthodox heads to Silicon Valley for a live taping featuring cybercrime lawyer Eddan Katz and The League dating-app founder Amanda Bradford
Spoiler Alert: It isn’t pretty. And Meir Kahane plays a major role, as a character called the Hound.
Neal Gabler examines how the performer’s evolution changed the definition of femininity and Jewishness
One photographer asks, can architecture create a better society?
In an excerpt from Chanan Tigay’s new ‘The Lost Book of Moses,’ a historical detective tracks down what could be the original Book of Deuteronomy
It’s Unorthodox! Featuring Sex With Shakespeare author Jillian Keenan and writer and comic-book enthusiast Jeff Yang, whose son stars on ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat