Tablet Nominated for National Magazine Award

Columnist J. Hoberman recognized for film criticism

Jerry Lewis Respects Women So Much…

…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy

The Shining Is About What?

Room 237 uses Talmudic exegesis to uncover whether Kubrick’s film is about Indians, the Holocaust, or bears

Tablet’s Guide to the Academy Awards

Brush up on your history and learn more about the nominees

Schlocky Horror Picture Show

The Possession, starring Matisyahu, fails to live up to the potential of Jewish horror films

Dumb, Dumberer, and Dumberest

In their new yuk-fest The Three Stooges, the Farrelly Brothers deracinate a Jewish classic. But the brutish schtick got old a long time ago.

Footnote to Footnote

Introducing new columnist J. Hoberman

Prize Fighters

Joseph Cedar’s Footnote pits a Talmudic scholar against his academic son in a tale equal parts midrash, riddle, and Israeli political tragedy

A Very Woody Wedding

Huppah Dreams

Singing Sensation

Moishe Oysher, a midcentury cantor and performer, is enjoying an unexpected second act

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