Bookworm: Was the tough guy America’s greatest act?
Bookworm: Entering the multiverse of alternate selves, a dissociative nightmare, to find a way in the woods
Thirteen ways of looking at the great filmmaker, two years after her death by suicide
Jerry Lewis Did Kol Nidre in Clown-Face on Yom Kippur, May His Soul Find a Shining Piece of Paradise
Rokhl’s Golden City: The Jazz Singer, and a legendary klezmer drummer bubbe
A ‘disease of the mind’ or a blessing, a ‘moment of paralyzing indecision that enables us the impossible’ and expresses rationality at its utmost? How the Judaic tradition of criticism of norms creates ‘rational rabbis’ but also leaves us lost for words.
A casualty of a naïve belief in Israel’s potential to adopt a secular Hebrew culture beyond Judaism’s defining religious difference, the Russian-born writer was also revived as a feminist icon in the 1970s
To better understand the settler movement today, look to new thinkers like Rav Shagar, not the foundational minds of Ravs Kook, Amital, and Lichtenstein
‘Bookworm,’ Tablet’s voracious new column: Alexandria swoons
Ahead of Mexico’s Independence Day, the autobiographical writings of Inquisition victim Luis de Carvajal finally go home
Rokhl’s Golden City: New Yiddish Rep’s version of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, and a trombonist extraordinaire at KlezKanada
This fall season, Hollywood finally catches up with kabbalistic notions of repetition and reincarnation, giving us all one more shot at working through the stories of our lives