Josh Lambert

Josh Lambert (@joshnlambert), a Tablet Magazine contributing editor and comedy columnist, is the academic director of the Yiddish Book Center, Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and author most recently of Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture.

On the Bookshelf

Shifting foundations: of five-legged tables and other theories of Jewish identity

On the Bookshelf

Scents and sensibilities: righteous aromas, early sluggers, and godless scribblers

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Ports of call: Jews in Istanbul and Odessa; Central Europe and Flushing, Queens

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Polemics and pleas, productive and inflammatory: new books on Israel and Palestine

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Spinning Yarns: storytelling from the Talmud to Lemony Snicket

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Tough customers: drunks, crazies, and other cherished branches of the family tree

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Jews and Germans, ghosts and golems, comedians and clowns

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Women and work, women and prayer: from ancient Rome to contemporary Brooklyn

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Books that instruct, books that edify

On the Bookshelf

Medieval Times

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