‘I want to tell you about the things that connect and separate fathers and sons, of the bridges to friendship and the spaces they must cross, and of seeing through to the best in people.’
Like a vampire, I fit nowhere in Israel but inside the real and made-up stories of lovers and others. Fifty years after the end of the Six-Day War, a look back at the monsters and myths of youth.
Published 100 years ago this month, ‘To the Lighthouse’ still shines as a beacon for writer Daphne Merkin
In an excerpt from a new memoir, the revelation of secrets—secret information from a formerly quiet grandmother
A Tablet continuing series of tributes to the people who hate us
The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself
Tablet Original Fiction: all things decay
How Kalonymous Kalman Shapira’s ‘Holy Fire’ spread out of the Holocaust and into the non-Hasidic world
New translations of the Hebrew Golden Age poetry of Solomon Ibn Gabirol reveal a man for our time
A long-lost space age satire about what it means to be a Jew from one of science fiction’s greatest humorists
Tablet Original Fiction for Passover, from the master of black humor: Evicted from Teaneck, what exodus awaits?
Tablet Original Fiction: Called up, and called back, for duty on the front lines of Israel Defense Force’s Northern Command
An affair—‘the pain of creation, yet without the creation’—by the great 20th-century Brazilian writer, from the ‘Complete Stories’