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Thanks in Advance

Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude

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The Re-Incarnation of a Frog

Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn

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J.K. Rowling’s ‘Lethal White’

Bookworm: Britain’s most prominent defender of the Jews is also a pretty good male mystery writer

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NPR: Neo-Puritan Revival

Why can’t young feminists seem to acknowledge their agency, or fathom that they experience desire at all?

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Mish-Mosh Mashup

Ep. 157: Author Gary Shteyngart and Risk! podcast host Kevin Allison, plus some Cleveland mazels

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Martha Rosler’s ‘Irrespective’

The iconic Brooklyn-based artist celebrates a new survey of her work at the Jewish Museum

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The ‘Broad City’ Breakup Road-Trip Book

Abbi Jacobson’s new illustrated memoir is, weirdly, not revealing enough

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Adeena Karasick’s Facebook Likes

The ‘gematria’ of status updates, in a new book of poetry by a 21st-century heir to the Kabbalists

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Giorgio Bassani’s Memorial Tapestry

A first English translation of the great Italian Jewish author’s single-volume compendium of tales of Ferrara reminds us of the power of his ghosts

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Why Adam Sandler Is Funny

The comic’s new Netflix special is a masterpiece of emotionally honest, intimate, and hilarious comedy

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The Phantom Menace of Judeo-Bolshevism

How a political fantasy became an excuse for genocidal anti-Semitism

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Dressing for Paradise

Was Frida Kahlo Jewish, and does it matter? A blockbuster show at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum brings the Mexican artist’s contradictions to life.

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Is Frankenstein’s Monster the Golem’s Son?

A Jewish literary mystery for Halloween

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On Squirrel Hill

Ep. 156: In the wake of tragedy in Pittsburgh, a testament to the city’s Jewish community, recorded on the ground

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Sarah Silverman Tweaks #MeToo

In providing some context about her friend Louis C.K., is she making a useful reintroduction into the public realm of a forgotten version of femininity?

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Jewish Pioneers Return to Poland

A new exhibit of works by the activist-artist Yael Bartana at the Philadelphia Museum of Art stars her video trilogy ‘And Europe Will Be Stunned.’ Was it a glimpse of a neo-Zionist utopian future, or a relic of a disappearing past?

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In the New ‘Halloween,’ a Parable About Jewish Survival

Be prepared, believe in evil, and carry a big gun

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The Golden HYFR

Drake comes of age

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A Problem With the Sun

Tablet Original Fiction by the author of the new collection ‘Notes From the Fog’

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Lev Ginzburg, Soviet Translator

The story of a Jewish Germanophile who became a Soviet investigator of Nazi crimes

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Not Jewish: Hunting

Why chasing game through the forest remains the most brutal, boring, indubitably non-Jewish pastime on the planet

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Don’t Go to College. Do This Instead.

Campus Week: Five alternatives to wasting your time and money on a worthless degree

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Anti-Semitism and the Birth of Jewish Studies

Campus Week: A memoir of discomfort—and progress—as a graduate student at the University of Michigan in the 1960s

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The Brilliant French Catholic Literary Critic Who Revealed My Judaism

Campus Week: An important new biography of the late René Girard takes one academic back to the origins of his astonishment

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Ivory Tower Bigots

Campus Week: How the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement supports the careers of shoddy university scholars

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Judith Butler’s Veil

Campus Week: How a toxic postcolonial, postmodern discourse essentializes Muslim women into only their covering

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The Failure of Holocaust Education in Britain

Misplaced historical values, survivors dying off, the Labour Party’s new rhetoric, and pressures on secondary curricula are all contributing to a generation of U.K. children with little or incorrect knowledge of the horrors of World War II

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My Jerusalem Love Affair

Campus Week: ‘I didn’t think about the future but I knew he wouldn’t be a part of it.’

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Seven Strings Over Iowa

How the center of a Russian-guitar culture ended up in the American Midwest, under the stewardship of its greatest enthusiast

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