How To Look at Troubling Pictures

A comic book controversy reopens an ancient debate on graven images and moral responsibility

Balthus’ Soft-Core Polaroids Splash Down in Paris

An exhibit that is a violation of a young girl’s and a dead artist’s privacy. Or not.

Alexis Landau’s Merchant Ivory Novel

In a ‘richly appointed’ debut, ‘The Empire of the Senses,’ German Jews of the 1920s live in blissful ignorance

Writing Your Way Out

In conversation with Shulem Deen’s new ‘All Who Go Do Not Return,’ a book that doesn’t give readers everything they want

The Life and Painting of Mark Rothko

In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art

The Last of the Morrises

In an original Tablet short documentary, meet Morris Dickstein, the youngest old intellectual in New York City

Iddo, the Smartest Netanyahu Brother

As his new play ‘A Happy End’ premieres in New York, the playwright reflects on the decisions that shape lives

Wild Thing: Max Blumenthal’s Creepy Anti-Zionist Odyssey

What should anti-Zionists do about the bullying hater in their midst?

Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem

What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?

Israel: The Original Terrorist State

Bruce Hoffman’s riveting new history of pre-1947 Palestine reviews the violent birth of the modern Jewish homeland

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