Why Holocaust accounts—and their fictions or omissions—can be a threat to the history of a complicated, tragic human reality
A vitriolic medieval manuscript illuminates how Google is destroying the act of reading
For Yom Kippur, fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, in a first English translation
In the final part of Tablet’s series on French anti-Semitism, echoes and paradoxes of a gruesome murder
Part 4: Is the queen of Europe’s Far Right, and possible future President of France, an enemy of Islamists, Jews, or both?
How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.
A week visiting my family in Israel
A visit to Roubaix, home of alleged Jewish Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche. Second of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France.
Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debate
Tablet Original Fiction: a scientist chases a meteorite, and finds a message from God
In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in France, an intimate look at the alleged Brussels Jewish museum shooter
Tablet Original Fiction: a mansion, a storm, and a poolside shattering