Fifty years ago today, LBJ sent U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. In the poet Alexis Gómez Rosa, we reap what he sowed.
A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm
The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
Inequality under the wedding canopy, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study. Plus: a story about cheating the Angel of Death.
During my first shift sitting shmira with a body awaiting burial, I felt sad, guilty, anxious—and grateful
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
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
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
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art