Bigger, Longer, Bakshi

How the godfather of X-rated animation—subject of recent screenings—paved the way for South Park

Death Masks at MoMA

The museum’s striking exhibit revives the work of Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor Alina Szapocznikow

Everything Is Regurgitated: Jewish Memory in the old Jerusalem of Ukraine

Living off of Jewish memory in old Chernowitz, once the Jerusalem of Ukraine

Reviving the Downtown Sound

John Zorn’s Tzadik record label compiles the radical work of the 1980s New York jazz group Hasidic New Wave

The Dead Yiddish Poets Society

Nathan Englander’s revealing new play The Twenty-Seventh Man dramatizes Stalin’s murder of gifted Yiddish writers

How To Be a Man

The latest installment in Tablet’s monthly original fiction series

Exonerating the Friedmans

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki is trying to overturn Jesse Friedman’s 1989 Great Neck molestation conviction

Herman Wouk’s Last Shot

With The Lawgiver, the best-selling novelist takes another stab at the kind of Hollywood fame he’s always coveted

Cello Genius on the Move

Between stops on a world tour, Alisa Weilerstein remembers the late Elliott Carter and plays us some Bach

A Very Tattler Thanksgiving

Why the most inclusive of celebrations should be every American Jew’s favorite holiday

Hasidism, in Living Color

Jerusalem’s Israel museum persuasively shows that Hasidism is not only, or even really, about religion

Is Roth Really Done?

After crafting dozens of fictional versions of exits and endings, the writer carefully manages his own

My Hip-Hop Nation

If a society’s vitality is evidenced by the pulse of its dance music, then there’s hope for Israel

Fat Man Saves Israeli Hip-Hop

How Itay Lukach and YouTube defeated the bombast of Subliminal to revive Israeli rap

You Never Call, You Never Watch

U.K. reality show Jewish Mum of the Year hunts for the most unbearable person on Earth

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