A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching
Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Tablet Fiction: An evil spirit has entered a living person. Can the Rabbi perform a Jewish exorcism?
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
In Leeches, a novel by the Serbian Jewish writer David Albahari, Belgrade plays home to nationalists, anti-Semites, and kabbalistic puzzles
The long history of Jews and the occult
Author Benjamin Moser explores the enigmatic life of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector
Tells fortunes in Brooklyn, right or wrong
Artist Mark Podwal’s love affair with Prague
If you’ve never understood Kabbalah, music might be the way in
Uncovering the legend of the dybbuk
A onetime scientist’s progression from atheism to spiritualism
The spiritual fad of the new millennium hinges on a cryptic, erotic, medieval text. If anyone can explain why, it’s Daniel Matt.
Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
The author of Tablet’s ‘France’s Toxic Hate’ series discusses his background
Netanyahu vows to press on until tunnel threat eliminated
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
Three reasons it has difficulty facing up to anti-Jewish hate
Celebrated author and Yiddish scion passes away at 103
NPR anchor passes away at 68
Getting to the bottom of what the war in Gaza is about
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority