Today in Tablet Magazine, art historian Eliane Strosberg explains (in this week’s Vox Tablet) why Jews—traditionally barred from making graven images—supplied some of the 20th centuries great figurative painters. Poop: It’s funny. Parenting columnist Marjorie Ingall explores why. Josh Lambert provides his weekly look at forthcoming books of interest. And The Scroll finds things far grosser than poop far funnier than poop.