Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
Gazans suffer, while their leaders continue to pile up the loot
‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time
‘We were told that everybody has to watch.’ Harrowing fiction from Polish great Marek Hlasko, in a first English translation.
‘Letters to Afar’ is the latest of an emergent and haunting new form, Jewish material-memory film
Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ questions of obligation in matters of levirate marriage, and how values change with time
Israeli culinary expert Janna Gur gathers traditional recipes from across the Diaspora in her new cookbook, ‘Jewish Soul Food’
Bambi was invented by a Viennese Jew. David Rakoff, who died Aug. 9, examined the story’s dark side in 2006.
Remembering a brilliant, generous friend
A 2006 Woody Allen film festival in Manhattan screened more than 30 of the New York master’s movies. One writer tried to go to every one of them.
Plus, Iranian nukes, Noah Baumbach on Noah (as in Ark), and more
Plus, the pain of the Jewish writer, and more
Eeyore on the podcast, and more
David Rakoff makes the case for an un-American approach to living
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Rakoff’s movie lands Short Film prize
Congrats to Tablet contributing editor David Rakoff
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
Reportedly called 'dirty bloody Jew' during daytime subway platform attack
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder
Jesse Olsen Bay uses his grandmother’s unpublished prose on ‘Makings,’ by turns a whimsical and melancholy album