Reza Aslan’s powerful new ‘Zealot’ paints a vivid, accessible portrait of Jesus as a Jewish nationalist
Are the lessons and pleasures of the Yiddish master’s ‘The Son From America’ lost on a new generation?
The philosopher’s influential legacy is reshaped by the part of his life story that is often overlooked
The recently declassified dossier that served to convict Alfred Dreyfus is full of sordid details, but most French historians refuse to touch it
An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘Conspiracy of Letters,’ available from Amazon.com today
The longtime host of NPR flagship WNYC’s morning call-in show talks about being a radio mensch, Rush Limbaugh, and city politics
An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘The Swag Man,’ by the Man Booker Prize-winner, available from Amazon.com today
A new film about England’s avowed anti-Semites stirs a champion of European tolerance, liberalism, and civilization
In Joanna Hershon’s absorbing new novel, a Jew on the margins of American respectability reaches the pinnacle of the class pyramid
The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time
An impressive new biography looks at the original Jewish leftist—and shines light on the appeal of radical politics for Jews
Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.
The scholar, critic, and masterful translator remains dedicated to uncovering the full subtlety and intelligence of the stories in sacred texts
First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee