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An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives
Interviews with Sarah Jessica Parker, Tony Kushner, Leonard Nimoy, and others provide material for an affecting new show
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations
Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Biographer Seth Lipsky talks about Abraham Cahan, his political sway, and the evolution of the Jewish press
Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar
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Déjà vu all over again?
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The seder marks a global Jewish event—I wanted a book that felt as diverse
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How my German grandmother’s recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
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A Bronx bubbe meets Elijah and a rabbi explains the irony of ‘Dayenu’
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Seeks ‘justice not vengeance’ in pursuing war crimes charges against Israel
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An impressively complex retelling of the biblical story—with cats
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Negotiators will stay in Switzerland another day to draft an outline
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‘Real Housewives’ returnee said to hire personality coach to become likeable
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For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story
By Leah Koenig — The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunchBy Tal Trachtman Alroy —
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident todayBy Sam Apple —
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
Michael Twitty puts an Ethiopian twist on an Ashkenazi standby
Labour voters forced to choose between their party and their support for Israel: Part four of Tablet’s series on anti-Semitism in the U.K.
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.