Overdue Library Book Identified after 86 Years

Louise Sylvia Katz checked out Ludwig Lewisohn’s Israel in 1928

Steimatzky Bookstore Saved From Bankruptcy

Israel’s largest and oldest bookseller sold to investment company

Narrating My Audiobook Helped Me Experience a Religious Epiphany

After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy

Five Books to Read on Adam Kirsch’s Birthday

How better to celebrate Tablet’s literary critic?

The People of the Book vs. The People of the Kindle

What happens when our libraries are purged from our homes, replacing spines with screens?

Tablet’s 101 Great Jewish Books List: Discuss

Tablet staffers sound off on our newly-published literary list

Children Are Apt to Forget to Remember

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Yizkor, Book: On Yom Kippur, Offering a Blessing for the Life and Death of Books

On Yom Kippur, a day of remembrance, offering a blessing for the life and death of books

Of the Books

After Amazon started recommending Christian novels for me, I gathered a group of Jewish friends to explore them and discovered an unexpected reconnect with spirituality

Remembered

Raja Shehadeh’s new memoir joins a growing list of literary works on Palestinian life before Israel. But do they tell the whole story?

Ebb and Flow

Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.

Fit to Eat

Author Sue Fishkoff reports on the world of kosher food production and consumption

K’tonton Time

The vintage children’s book about a Jewish Tom Thumb still speaks to today’s kids

Up With Pessimism!

David Rakoff makes the case for an un-American approach to living

Eat, Pray, Love Your Brother

The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong

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