To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
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Tablet original fiction, on Vladimir Nabokov’s 116th birthday
Tablet Original Fiction: a rabbi, a broken soul, and a huge wad of cash
For Yom Kippur, fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, in a first English translation
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Tablet Original Fiction: a scientist chases a meteorite, and finds a message from God
Tablet Original Fiction: a mansion, a storm, and a poolside shattering
A newly reissued short story from the under-appreciated late writer revives Jewish Toronto of the 1930s
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
Electric Literature features Tablet’s inaugural original fiction installment
Elissa Goldstein sits with the author of our latest original fiction
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews