But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
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
A new collection of Jerzy Kosinski’s interviews and speeches reveals an Everyman who worked on his own terms
How the godfather of X-rated animation—subject of recent screenings—paved the way for South Park
The museum’s striking exhibit revives the work of Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor Alina Szapocznikow
John Zorn’s Tzadik record label compiles the radical work of the 1980s New York jazz group Hasidic New Wave
The maestro slams artistic boycotts and Israel’s Palestinian stance as his Philharmonic visits Carnegie Hall
This week, the great architect’s FDR memorial, designed in 1974, opens on Roosevelt Island in New York
In a haunting memoir, an Upper West Sider puts family secrets—including AIDS—under the microscope
Highlighting the Jewish impact on New York City
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.