What’s really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
The once glorious club is in disarray and middling in the second-tier tables, with its last Champions League semifinal years behind
How EasyJet and anti-Zionism are turning British Jews into Israelis: part 5 of Tablet’s series on the U.K.
A visit with Beat icon David Meltzer, still performing and confounding, still showing the way
Or, why all great writers are conservative
Is the enlightenment philosopher having a moment?
A fascinating New York City museum exhibit looks at black women’s hair and nails. Don’t wait for the Jewish version.
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
The photograph collection of a quiet Army veteran, long dead, dispels rosy myths of WWII
Friends and Politics, Part 1: Saul Bellow. The Nobel Prize-winner and I shared a love of literature and of Yiddish, but our friendship was tested by decades-long disagreements over politics.
Today on Tablet
A recent series of anti-Semitic attacks in Montreal hints at a new kind of internationally influenced hate crime in Quebec, a semi-autonomous province with a wave of Muslim immigrants
Black Swan and Barney’s Version can both be seen as grappling with how to portray Jewishness onscreen. One succeeds; the other fails.
Recalling the heyday of the Romanian-Jewish steakhouse
Why anti-Zionism festers in a country otherwise known for its friendliness
Not of the clean variety
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
We head to Mile End
Plus A’jad in Damascus, Madoff by any other name, and more
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice