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Reading books like Franny and Zooey as a child in California made Jews seem an exotic minority. In New York, they seem like any old hegemony.
Plus an evening with Salinger, and more
Do Jews no longer push cultural buttons?
Plus the mumps hit, meowing in Auschwitz, and more
In the Glass family apartment, Jewish pork, Davos Shabbos, and more
Salinger may have predated Roth, but he was also a step ahead
Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more
Remembering Salinger, paled pictures from the Pale, and more
In New England, Salinger could be a puritanical scold and a back-to-nature Buddhist Jew
‘The Catcher in the Rye’ author was Jewish
Soloveitchik, Céline, Salinger, and more
My brother and I carried our shared past in different directions
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
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Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
Slideshow: Activists evoke Exodus narrative in story of African asylum seekers
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.