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Wise vs. Silverman, or New York’s Historic Rabbinical Women’s Suffrage Smack-Down

One hundred years ago this month, religious leaders took sides. In this corner: ‘women’s rights are human rights.’ In the far corner: ‘the only natural roles for women are as homemaker and educator of children.’

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Rupert Brooke, My Favorite Anti-Semite

A Tablet continuing series of tributes to the people who hate us

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How Did Itzik Wittenberg, Hero of the Vilna Ghetto, Die?

The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself

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The Holocaust Play That Helped the Roman Catholic Church Reject Anti-Semitism

'The Deputy,' staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII's moral failures in World War II

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Blow Up the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?

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Composting

Tablet Original Fiction: all things decay

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Cannonball Moment

Episode 86: Filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein asks whether we can joke about the Holocaust, and 'Jesuitical' podcast host Ashley McKinless brings Easter baskets

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Impassioned ‘Homeland’ Creators Gut Their Show to Avoid Trolling; Ratings Drop

In the drama’s new alternate PC universe, Hillary is President, domestic terrorism doesn’t exist, Israel is the bad guy in the Middle East, and Carrie Mathison is a mom who defends a teenager who supports ISIS on Facebook

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Going to Lvov

Polish poet and essayist Adam Zagajewski's extravagant and miraculous new collection, 'Slight Exaggeration,' takes on banality and vulgarity through elegant art

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Title IX Campus Witch Hunts, According to Laura Kipnis

'Unwanted Advances' is a clarion call for accusatory university cultures gone mad

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Cartooning the Jews

A new survey brings to light the late-19th and early 20th-century history of vicious American anti-Semitic caricature

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The Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto

How Kalonymous Kalman Shapira's ‘Holy Fire’ spread out of the Holocaust and into the non-Hasidic world

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Who Cares About a Matchmaker, Anyway?

Opposing rabbinic conceptions of marriage and matchmaking in Ashkenaz and Sepharad

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Black Mountain Bar Mitzvah Poems

Should Larry Eigner's work be read through the lens of his palsy?

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Judith Leiber’s Handbags, From the Holocaust to MAD

The 96-year-old doyenne of the jewel-encrusted clutch gets a glittering new show at New York's Museum of Art and Design

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Israel’s New Literary Currency

A pair of Hebrew-language poets get their likenesses on the shekel, but can they afford it?

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Oslo on Broadway

Playwright J.T. Rogers talks about the deputies’ deputies who allow him to tell a complicated diplomatic story, why the play resonates today, and why the 1990s seems so very long ago now

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Bear Mitzvah in Meshugahland

The Jewish Museum hosts Charlemagne Palestine's cuddly, mystical, delightful installation art

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Is Evidence from a War-Crimes Tribunal Art?

A confusing and challenging show of Henryk Ross’s Lodz Ghetto images opens this weekend at the MFA Boston

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Glasnost Ceiling

Episode 83: Novelist Sana Krasikov and political strategist Patrick Ruffini

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A Graphic Account of a Soviet Daughter

Julia Alekseyeva’s moving tale of her great-grandmother, a Russian refugee, and the perils and promises of idealism

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Yakov Smirnoff Brings Reagan-Era Optimism to the Age of Trump

Investigation reveals the hardest working post-Soviet comic has clear ties to Russia and direct connection to a president. America, what a country.

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The History of a Karaite Rabbi in Eastern Europe

The story of Simhah Isaac Lutski helps explain how Karaite Jews retained their communal and doctrinal coherence amid other competing, more 'European' forms of Judaism

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Was Nazi Germany Made in America?

A new history argues convincingly that institutionalized racism and common-law pragmatism in the United States inspired Hitler’s policies

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Daniel Deronda, Conservative Jewish Hero

In an essential new online course, Ruth Wisse gives George Eliot’s hero a timely and insightful reading

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Land’s End

Episode 82: Israeli filmmaker Shimon Dotan discusses his latest documentary, The Settlers 

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Camille Paglia on Jews and Feminism

A dialogue with Adam Kirsch, about her new collection 'Free Women, Free Men'

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Eli Broad’s Selfie-Dome

From Tablet’s print magazine: Los Angeles gets a contemporary art museum in the gleaming user-friendly vein of an Apple Store

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Bibliomancy, and the Sacred Lottery of the Vilna Gaon

How the technique of chancing upon a passage in a Torah scroll or printed Pentateuch came to be a staple of fortune tellers

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‘Get Out’ Is Terrifying and—for American Jews, in Particular—Essential

The real monster in Jordan Peele’s brilliant horror film is the toxic strain of liberalism that makes blacks—and Jews—invisible

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