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Miss Bossypants Meets Virginia Woolf in ‘The Fame Lunches’

Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays

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Lanzmann’s ‘Shoah’ Now Streaming Online

Viewers of the 10-hour documentary able to ‘take it in at their own pace’

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‘The Last of the Unjust,’ the New Film by the Director of ‘Shoah,’ Is a Moral and Aesthetic Blunder

Claude Lanzmann returns to his greatest subject through footage of a conflicted Elder of Theresienstadt

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Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’ Portrays the Judenrat as Moral Heroes of the Shoah

In a candid conversation, the great filmmaker considers his Jewish Orpheus, banality, and his final word

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Living the Nightmare of Mass Murder in Oscar-Nominated Doc The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer’s brutal film about the Indonesian genocide shows us what history looks like when blood-soaked sociopaths win

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Big Jew-Off at Cannes

European cineastes clash with American ironists and shlock-meisters at the film-world’s biggest hoedown

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What the Dead Have To Say to Us

Yale’s pioneering archive of Shoah testimonies reshaped the way tragedies are remembered. But are we listening?

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The Argentine Rabbit

Claude Lanzmann has a book

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Daybreak: Israel Preps for Assad Regime’s Fall

Plus, Claude Lanzmann detained, Assad’s emails, and more in the news

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Sundown: Behold the Power of Stuxnet

Plus mazel to Neil, and more

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Patient Testimony

Today on Tablet

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Monumental

Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah, 25 years after its release, remains the most powerful Holocaust film ever made

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Eyewitness

A collection of Vasily Grossman’s shorter work offers a chance to reassess the Soviet master’s life and legacy. A conversation with Grossman translator Robert Chandler.

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Daybreak: Iranian Talks Produce More Talks

Plus Israel and Turkey near deal, and more in the news

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Picture Imperfect

Are there right and wrong ways of looking at Holocaust-era photographs?

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Inglorious Indeed

Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ a Jewish revenge fantasy, does violence to Jewish morality

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Wiesel: No to Egyptian at UNESCO

‘Burn these books,’ candidate once said of Hebrew works

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