Amy Schumer’s $8 million book deal, plus writer Sloane Crosley on her new novel and New York Times poetry critic David Orr on Jewish poets
How a group of Jews turned a Buddhist spiritual practice into a distinctly American phenomenon—and a multi-billion-dollar industry
Cohen the Israeli spy? He’s on the phone to Nikolai Patrushev, Putin’s national security adviser, because that’s how grown-ups do business.
Extended hours in effect at Midwood, Borough Park, Mapleton, and Ryder branches, beginning October 25
The haunted films of Chantal Akerman
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
How a gang of ultra-Orthodox fanatics led by a female ex-Catholic French resistance fighter kidnapped a boy and evaded the Mossad. And then it gets crazier.
An Israeli-led water purification company teamed up with Boston’s Harpoon Brewery and created a limited edition pale ale made with water from the Charles River
The legendary comedian will bring the laughs (and maybe some soup) to Tel Aviv for at least two shows in December
The Israeli author will be in conversation with fellow Tablet contributor Adam Kirsch at Columbia University this Sunday
Jews perform their identities in many, many ways. To live more Jewishly, we must learn to understand, admire, and incorporate the practices of others into our daily lives.
How WWII changed the way America thought about deli
The owners of Philadelphia’s popular restaurant Zahav share their recipes—and personal stories—in a new cookbook
The failure of Palestinian leaders to seriously grapple with the Oslo framework leads to more senseless deaths
This pontiff—and the one before—and what’s left of Rome
An excerpt from Francine Prose’s new biography of the eminent art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim: the bon vivant and tell-all memoirist who defied her family, took a thousand lovers, and forever changed the art world