The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Your email has been sent.
Click here to send another
An illustrated memoir of Hanukkah, materialism, and materials
The textile thing brought me to an opportunity fo study in Guatemala, which I was skeptical about, even after my art school experience. >>
Shortly after my trip, I moved to New York, and needed a grownup job. Which meant that I needed slacks. >>
Vanessa Davis' most recent book, Make Me a Woman, includes many comic strips first published in Tablet Magazine. Her first collection of diary comics, Spaniel Rage, was published in 2005.
A haftorah of miracles and memory
These “cartoons” appear to be for teens. No comment.
If by “made for teens” you mean awesome and fun to read, then yes I agree.
This was adorable. I enjoyed
it and I’m a “senior” citizen.
I will pass it on to friends and family!
I wish you love and latkes.
It’s funny how ‘Rivka’ made commented and then stated she allegedly had ‘No comment’ to make.
Who needs to hear from jerks like you?
Oh and might I add that your “comment” appeared to be extremely juvenile.
Loving your work as always, Vanessa.
Happy Holiday’s Y’all!!
this “comic strip” always makes me feel cozy!
Vanessa you have such talent and a kind of humor, love, and conscience that we need more of in this old world. Thanks for caring AND for sharing!!
ugh. seriously, why should anyone care about any of this vain, vapid nonsense?
Always look forward to Vanessa’s monthly offering!
Great, funny, talent = fun to read!
Vanessa’s work always makes me smile and marvel at her art style. I don’t find her work juvenile, I find it honest. Vanessa isn’t afraid to be real as an artist and a person. Been a fan of her work for years, and I’m so happy that more people can see what a wonderful creative person she truly is. Thank you Table magazine for publishing her work and thank you Vanessa for your contribution to creativity.
Vanessa is simply one of the best cartoonists in the world!
This 51 year old LOVES Vanessa’s musings……! Sje evn shares them with her 14 year old daughter <3 <3 <3
I don’t get the title. Other than that it was pretty good.
Your comic strips remind me so much of Ernie Pook’s Comeek, which I loved and miss reading. Thanks for standing alongside Lynda Barry with your thoughtful and insightful comics. So refreshing!!
Vanessa’s work is always great to read because she is so funny and insightful. One of my favorite sections of Tablet. Happy Chanukah!
I LOVE this!
Your work is wonderful Vanessa.
So many beautiful things in this comic. Not just the illustration, but the ideas being communicated. Traveling, and learning, and independence, and acceptance and taking things seriously but having a good sense of humor about it too. Hopefully, trends will lead to more do-it-yourselfing (without too much of the do-it-yourself aesthetic, if you know what I mean).
i loved it!
i LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE vanessa’s work. her earlier strips — particularly those on her relationship with her mom and on weight/body image — really resonated with me, and so does this. fashion is serious! throughout history people have adorned themselves. fashion is semiotics — you can “opt out,” but every time you get dressed you’re still sending messages about how you see yourself and what your values are. i think learning to separate fashion/style from commercialism is a fascinating subject. and there is MY comment, o no-comment lady.
The Holy Trinity? Hold it, gal pal. We don’t trash anything holy about your Jewish religion, so please don’t step on ours.
I thought this cartoon was very nice. I would like to read more of them!
Your cartoons are awesome as always…Look forward to seeing more of them…
I’m glad I found this site, I couldnt locate any info on this topic before. Also operate a website and if you wish to ever interested in doing a bit of visitor writing for me please feel free to let me know, i’m always look for people to check out my blog site. Please stop by and leave a comment sometime!
Nice informative blog and also you have made great content with useful points.I hope that you won’t mind to comment on site related to your niche with a link back to your website. Cheers!
Your comment may be no longer than 2,000 characters, approximately 400 words. HTML tags are not permitted, nor are more than two URLs per comment. We reserve the right to delete inappropriate comments.
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season
The Friday Review of Books
Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more
Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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