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How One of the World’s Leading Geneticists Recovered His Family’s Stolen Legacy

Will an art restitution allow Michael Hayden to reconnect with his German roots?

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The Life and Death of Steven Sotloff, Part 1

How a freelancer’s Heaven turned into Hell: Inspired by a blend of bravery, wanderlust, and humanism, a budding journalist ventured—without the kind of institutional structure and support that would have been common a decade ago—into an inflamed Middle East.

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The Butcher of Desire; or Imagining Philip Roth

Tablet Original Fiction: Meet Phil the Kosher butcher, non-traditional writing student, counterfactual storyteller, Lothario

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Cruelty & Perversity: Postprandial Reflections on the PEN Protesters

The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context

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Facing Death

‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’

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To the Galilee

A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag BaOmer

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My Parents’ Israel, My Apartheid

A South African goes home to Israel

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A Genius in the Attic: Secrets of a Cape Cod Dacha

Tablet original fiction, on Vladimir Nabokov’s 116th birthday

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Holy Thief

Tablet Original Fiction: a rabbi, a broken soul, and a huge wad of cash

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Becoming Moses

Michael Freund is on a mission to lead millions of self-declared Jews home to Israel. What happens if he succeeds?

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Ahlabustin, or Russians in Punta Cana

In deep winter, Tablet Original Fiction set in the all-inclusive resorts of the Dominican Republic

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The Lost Tribes of Israel

The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert

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In the Boxcar

Seventy people, speeding into the unknown

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Switzerland Today

A short story by Michael Chabon

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My Jewish Feminist Problem

Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel

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Searching for the Stars

‘We were told that everybody has to watch.’ Harrowing fiction from Polish great Marek Hlasko, in a first English translation.

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The Mohel of Myshkov; Or, If Gogol Had Been a Jew

A bris gone wrong comes back to haunt Pavel Zitskovich Bitsnikov

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Israeli Historian Otto Dov Kulka Tells Auschwitz Story of a Czech Family That Never Existed

Why Holocaust accounts—and their fictions or omissions—can be a threat to the history of a complicated, tragic human reality

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Klinghoffer at the Met

John Adams’s masterpiece is about an American Jew murdered by Palestinian terrorists, but the real opera is off stage

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The Dagger of Faith in the Digital Age

A vitriolic medieval manuscript illuminates how Google is destroying the act of reading

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Twofold

For Yom Kippur, fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, in a first English translation

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My Jewish Feminism: A Memoir

The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes

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How the Ghosts of the Holocaust Haunted the 1960s, But Quietly

The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’

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The Blame Game

New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.

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Ilan Halimi’s Tortured Ghost Will Continue Haunting France

In the final part of Tablet’s series on French anti-Semitism, echoes and paradoxes of a gruesome murder

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An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth

A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters

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A Tablet Exclusive Interview With Marine Le Pen, Head of the National Front

Part 4: Is the queen of Europe’s Far Right, and possible future President of France, an enemy of Islamists, Jews, or both?

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The Crimes of Moisés Ville: A Story of Gauchos and Jews

The long echo of a massacre on the Argentine pampas, and the multi-generational chronicle of Jewish life in its wake

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‘In the Beginning, the Brothers, They Told Me To Kill’

How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.

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Seven Days, Five Years

A week visiting my family in Israel