Today on Tablet
Music and mayhem
Tablet Magazine’s music columnist Alexander Gelfand revels in a new box set of Yiddish classics that represents a small sample of an extraordinary new Jewish music collection. Eddy Portnoy continues his excavation of the 19th century Yiddish press with a tale of vicious retribution over a broken engagement. And as ever, The Scroll will provide pithy updates all day.
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news