A New Interactive Map of the Vilna Ghetto Asks: What Good Is History if It Isn’t Told?

The reVILNA digital mapping project seeks to restore the lives that were lived before they became anonymous victims

Sundown: Bulgaria Not Blaming Hezbollah

Plus what the ‘knaidel’ debate says about us, poverty in Israel, and more

The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

Daybreak: U.S. to Arm Syrian Rebels?

Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement

The New Jew-Speak, via Google

Sarah Bunin Benor’s new Jewish English Lexicon crowd-sources distinctive contributions to the language

The End of the Jewish Left

Political theorist Michael Walzer and others argue about the death of the century-long Jewish-Leftist alliance

Paper Chase

Until the widow of Yiddish writer Chaim Grade died last year, his archive was kept locked away in their stuffed apartment. Now it’s up for grabs.

Roth Ain’t Quitting Yet

Fresh off Booker win, novelist honored with discussion of his latest

Sundown: Progress

Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more

Yiddishists Fear For Grade’s Papers

It’s up to the Bronx now

Today on Tablet

Packing for camp, Ashkenazim online, and more

Ashkenaz Unbound

An online encyclopedia brings the world of Eastern European Jewry to life

Center Stage

Molly Picon’s scrapbooks bring back memories

Words of Our Fathers

What a 1942 essay contest revealed about immigrants’ lives, in the Old World and the New

All You Can Eat

Paul Shapiro’s music is a buffet of treats

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