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Peter Saul Sabotages Everything, Including Himself

The painter learns to ‘live Dada’

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A Tale of Sadomasochism and Coffee

The café as ‘safe space’ in interwar Vienna, in David Fogel’s Hebrew classic, ‘Married Life’

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Daddy’s Girl: A Yahrzeit Moment With Malerie Marder

The Los Angeles photographer gives, and gives in

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Immigrant City

Fiction: ‘On either side of the street rose apartment buildings, thrumming with life and larceny. There it was, my immigrant childhood.’

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Mongolia

Fiction: Lost on the Eurasian steppe, led there by ‘an eccentric and possibly a hypocrite,’ who is trying to run away from the world

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The Magic Mountain of Yiddish

Jacob Glatstein’s 1930s Yiddish novel ‘Homecoming at Twilight’ foresaw the coming doom

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Winter Wonderland

Yiddish poet Avrom Sutzkever’s 1936 work ‘Siberia’ magically upends a litany of misery for him and his people

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Double Exposure: Jean-Pierre Melville

The ambiguities and darkness of Nazi-occupied France propelled him to flee his country, take a new name, fight in the Resistance, and then invent film noir. But the past continued to haunt him.

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Why Yiddish is Funny

As demonstrated by the ‘Jewish Don Quixote,’ by S.Y. Abramovitsh, aka Mendele the Book Peddler

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Motherless Brussels: Notes on Chantal Akerman’s ‘No Home Movie’

Thirteen ways of looking at the great filmmaker, two years after her death by suicide

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Elie Wiesel’s Secret

A little-known Yiddish manuscript upends our idea of the secular saint of human suffering

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Gidget Tells All

The septuagenarian Jewish surfing icon Kathy Kohner Zuckerman is still riding that wave

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Suzi at Yale

A look back at the original American campus sex scandal, and whose lives it actually changed

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Rick Rubin’s Def Jam Confidential

How the music guru landed on the logo that launched it all

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Eli Broad’s Selfie-Dome

From Tablet’s print magazine: Los Angeles gets a contemporary art museum in the gleaming user-friendly vein of an Apple Store

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4 3 2 1: A Novel by Paul Auster

From Tablet’s print magazine: the late 1960s and all their Jewish rebelliousness, in an ‘energetic’ new fiction full of alternate realities

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Not Just Analog. IRL.

Join us on Monday Sept. 19 for a celebration of the first year of our print magazine

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