Prodigal Son

Oded Hirsch broke away from the kibbutz on which he grew up to become an artist in New York. In his latest work—a project staged with the help of 120 kibbutzniks—he reckons with the world he left behind.

Out of the Ghetto

Long relegated to either Jewish institutions or self-contained collections, Judaica is finding a new home in mainstream museums of art

Spud Finder

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we learn about a rock shaped like a potato

Nested

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we revisit our dovish homeowner—and wait for some eggs to hatch

House Proud

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we consider the names people give to their domiciles and meet a particularly dovish homeowner

Intelligent Design

Exhibitions in Milan and London this spring have made clear that Israel’s Bezalel Academy is now a central address for contemporary art and design

Freegan Cool

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we spend Passover with the royal family—and engage in a little Dumpster diving

Fiddler on the Move

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we meet Jeff and watch as he follows some mysterious chalk-drawn arrows

Not Kidding

Painter Archie Rand’s 10-piece Had Gadya series—now on view in Philadelphia—underscores the darkness and complexity at the heart of the Seder’s final song

Signs of Spring

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we revisit the Four Questions—and watch as New York wakes up from its wintery slumber

Cracked

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we interrogate what it means to ask questions—and ponder a fridge full of damaged eggs

Cartography 2.0

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we imagine how one might map a visit to the realm of Wikipedia

Emperor’s New Costume

Tablet Magazine’s illustrated column imagines a nudist crestfallen over the fact that he can’t dress up for Purim. Help him fulfill his dream with do-it-yourself cut-outs.

Hasidic Cubism

A new exhibition highlights how Marc Chagall was both a part of and apart from the avant-garde movements that defined the Parisian art scene in the years before and after World War I

Space Case

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we learn of a would-be astronaut who grows disenchanted with the stars

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