Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism
As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?
‘The Brownstone’ temporarily shuttered by Department of Buildings
In Hizzoner’s absence, candidates struggle to inspire the city—and build crucial coalitions ahead of next month’s primary
A new video and a new poll demonstrate cause and effect
Among major candidates, the former congressman is now lagging
Is there really no such thing as bad publicity?
Marathoner, former Wall Streeter, mentalist, the entertainer builds from Jesus’ initial trick of turning water into wine
His opponent–aside from Twitter–is Scott Stringer
The longtime host of NPR flagship WNYC’s morning call-in show talks about being a radio mensch, Rush Limbaugh, and city politics
What a newly-released UJA study reveals
Children’s book artists donate auction items after school library loses funding
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
How will Baz Luhrmann’s film portray Meyer Wolfsheim, a 2-D figment in a 3-D extravaganza?
For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political
Helene Wecker’s new The Golem and the Jinni reads like When Harry Met Sally, if Harry and Sally were beasts
Offered resignation after NY Post revealed anti-Semitic tweets
A song, a bard, a real estate mogul, and a famous property
This could be a very entertaining feud!
An update on Friday’s big story
The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos
Rozanne Gold remembers cooking for Hizzoner
More interviews of Hizzoner have been released
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism
A film and several books spotlight the 1970s—when the city embraced Soviet Jews, and a new world was born
Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone
Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah
A tribute to the free-associating genius of the Silver Jews, whose work has flowed in and out of my life
On the anniversary of the Beatle’s assassination, turning to his wild, controversial biographer for enlightenment