A Prayer for Deadheads

On a quest for Jewish soul at the ‘Blues for Challah’ Grateful Dead Shabbat retreat

The Mystery Stone

Does a rock in New Mexico show the Ten Commandments in ancient Hebrew? Harvard professor says yes.

The Maiden of Brooklyn

Tablet Fiction: a haunting tale of sexual abuse among the Orthodox

Coney Island Knock Off

Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone

Bobby Fischer vs. The Rebbe

The chess genius denied he was a Jew, but the Lubavitcher Rebbe disagreed. Who was right?

Dead Sea Scrolls Go to Court

A brilliant young Harvard Ph.D. faces jail for impersonating a Bible scholar—and rival of his father

River of Berman

A tribute to the free-associating genius of the Silver Jews, whose work has flowed in and out of my life

Fat

Tablet Original Fiction: Sent on a gruesome errand, a young man comes undone

Q&A: Wojciech Jagielski

The Polish long-form master and Kapuscinski heir talks about children in war and the fate of journalism

Panic in Jerusalem

Parents in a tight-knit neighborhood believe a pedophile ring is terrorizing children. What if it doesn’t exist?

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