But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
Truman Capote spread fears of a literary cabal. So what to make of his forgotten first novel?
Long before Brokeback, John Schlesinger zoomed in on closeted heartbreak. Plus: An audio interview with Ian Buruma
Douglas Century talks about Talmud student, champion prizefighter, war hero, gunrunner, and recovered morphine addict Barney Ross.
The children’s opera Brundibar inspires and terrifies
Balkan Beat Box’s diaspora mix
The true story of a White Plains boy who found both God and reggae
How a faraway girlhood became part of my own
Allan Sherman’s page in the American songbook
A hipster scholar makes room on his provocative playlist for the jubilant, in-your-face shtick of Mickey Katz
Will Corwin’s assimilating art
Out and about with Leonard Nimoy and Lou Reed
How World War II turned a Soviet loyalist into a dissident novelist. Plus: An audio interview with the editor of A Writer at War.
A tour through my private Grand Guignol
Dani Levy on his groundbreaking comedy that swept the German Oscars
Lynn Freed’s fiction brings to life the South African city she left behind. Plus: An audio excerpt from the short story “Foreign Student.”
The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Collection of 500,000 documents will be made available to the public
Wolfgang G. Schwanitz answers Tablet’s review of his and Barry Rubin’s book
Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann thinks so
Samuel Waldman, a teacher at a girls’ seminary, admits obtaining films online
We’re hiring a full-time, paid editorial intern
Isabel Halley’s porcelain and gold plate gets Lena Dunham’s stamp of approval
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.