Mark Oppenheimer

Mark Oppenheimer is Tablet’s editor at large. He writes the monthly Beliefs column for The New York Times and is the author of three books, including Thirteen and a Day, about crashing bar and bat mitzvahs nationwide, and Wisenheimer, his memoir of surviving years of high school debate. He has a wife, two dogs, and as many daughters as Rush Limbaugh has had wives.

Alberto Manguel and the Library of Babel

The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon (2000)

A golem, a superhero, and a Pulitzer Prize

Learning Judaism as a Native Language Requires More Than Synagogue Once a Year

Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.

The Denial Twist, Part IV

The Jewish women behind the Holocaust revisionism titans

The Denial Twist, Part III

The struggle gets personal between two titans of Holocaust-revisionism movement

The Denial Twist, Part II

Meet Mark Weber, self-styled Holocaust-denial academic

The Denial Twist

Bradley R. Smith and Mark Weber are at the center of the U.S. Holocaust-revisionism movement. Now they’re feuding with each other. The first of four parts in a Tablet investigative series.

American Psycho

How alleged Holocaust Museum shooter James von Brunn fits into the current state of American anti-Semitism.

Tales from School

Louis Auchincloss

From Saccharine to Satire

A brief history of the television bar mitzvah

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