Tablet writer Liel Leibovitz says we need to put a gun in the hands of every single European Jew. Ryan Rodrick Beiler explains why that’s a terrible idea.
The Associated Press and its former employee Matti Friedman are trading fire after the journalist published his second essay accusing the media giant of biased Israel coverage.
In his new book, ‘Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas,’ critic and atheist Adam Kirsch quietly redefines the role of the American Jew.
The origin of Yiddish was long thought to be an open-and-shut case for Jewish historians. But serious linguistic and genetic challenges have made it a much tougher call.
Was Amos Oz wrong to slam Israeli settler extremists as ‘Hebrew neo-Nazis’? Sigal Samuel says the novelist may not have been diplomatic — but he’s not altogether wrong.
Some claim we shouldn’t debate Israel with people who support BDS. Jay Michaelson says they’re wrong — and explains why we should be eager, not just willing, to talk.
Here’s a kind of wonderfully dopey news item that appeared in the Jerusalem Post last week and then was reposted at The Tablet. That is, the news itself was perfectly legitimate, but the reporting and headlines—that is, the part that will stick in the mind of your average reader—was something else.
Jonah Lehrer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, resigned hours after Tablet Magazine published an article revealing that he had fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in a recent book.
Tuli Kupferberg — 86 year old beat poet, musician and activist, and famed leader of the avant-folk band The Fugs — has been on the news lately. An article on him appeared in the New York Times in late January , another piece was published here, in the Forward just last week, and Tablet carried a podcast, as well.