Rokhl’s Golden City: A superb new production of Jacob Gordin’s Shakespeare adaptation, a dive into the Yiddish folksong archives of proto-ethnomusicologist Ruth Rubin, and a first farewell drag act
The decision to award Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature was a long time coming
On the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, drawing back into the light the talented woman who may have inspired some sonnets and The Merchant of Venice
Howard Jacobson’s clever and entertaining retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ furthers his reputation as one of the finest Jewish writers working today
A new book of cocktail recipes (and more) offers an inspiring way to toast Jacob Adler, the star of Yiddish theater
Shakespeare’s prickly classic gets a timely update in new production
Talking about ‘Merchant of Venice’ and the ADL with Barry Edelstein
Tablet Magazine’s illustrated column imagines a nudist crestfallen over the fact that he can’t dress up for Purim. Help him fulfill his dream with do-it-yourself cut-outs.
In Trials of the Diaspora, Anthony Julius offers an encyclopedic history of English anti-Semitism
Four rarely-seen plays echo
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