Vox Tablet

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This is Vox Tablet, the weekly podcast of Tablet Magazine, the online Jewish arts and culture magazine that used to be known as Nextbook.org. Our archive of podcasts is available on our site, tablet2015.wpengine.com. Vox Tablet, hosted by Sara Ivry, varies widely in subject matter and sound -- one week it's a conversation with novelist Michael Chabon, theater critic Alisa Solomon, or anthropologist Ruth Behar. Another week brings the listener to "the etrog man" hocking his wares at a fruit-juice stand in a Jersualem market. Or into the hotel room with poet and rock musician David Berman an hour before he and his band, Silver Jews, head over to their next gig. Recent guests include Alex Ross, Shalom Auslander, Aline K. Crumb, Howard Jacobson, and the late Norman Mailer.

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Vox Tablet

Vox Tablet
1 For the Love of Suzie Louise: A Christmas Story2015-12-22 05:00:55
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2 My Grandfather, the Secret Policeman2015-09-16 04:00:49
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3 And Now for Something Completely Different2015-08-03 04:00:28
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4 Aunt Linda’s a Singer2015-06-10 04:00:11
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5 Blum’s Day2015-05-27 04:00:50
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6 A Lullaby for Auschwitz2015-05-13 04:00:05
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7 I Was a Teenage Stowaway2015-04-29 04:00:27
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8 Abraham Lincoln’s Other Minority2015-04-15 04:00:25
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9 We’ll Be Here All Night2015-03-29 02:00:20
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10 The Life and Painting of Mark Rothko2015-03-18 05:00:28
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11 Heroics Aside, the Story of Purim Is the Bible’s Greatest Farce2015-03-04 05:00:34
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12 Convince This Man You’re a Jew, and He’ll Move You to Israel2015-02-19 05:00:44
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13 What’s Love Got To Do With It?2015-02-11 05:00:26
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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Israel Story is listener-supported. If you like what you’ve heard, please click here to make a donation. Valentine’s Day is not native to Israel, but the country does not lack for tales of love and romance (or pursuit thereof). In this, our sixth and final episode of Israel Story’s first season, we bring you some of those. Writer, director, and actor Ghazi Albuliwi looks back at the twists and turns of his arranged marriage in Tulkarm. A husband and wife in their sixties look back at their 37 years together. Mishy Harman eavesdrops on the matchmaking quest of his downstairs neighbor. And an Israeli and a Palestinian confront the barriers to love. Listen to the full episode here, or download from iTunes. (You can find all episodes of Sipur Israeli, the Hebrew version of Israel Story, here, and all our English-language episodes here.) Prologue: What Does Love Sound Like? Act 1: The Queen Rania Tree (by Shoshi Shmuluvitz, with production help from Tarek Fouda and music by Podington Bear) Act 2: Michael and Leah (by Benny Becker, with original music by Collin Oldham) Act 3: It’s Been Six Dates (production help from Jonathan Groubert, with music by Latché Swing, John Zorn, OK Ikumi, and Zee Avi) Act 4: Checkpoints and Secrets (by Daniel Estrin) …read more

14 An Abridged Biography of Your Great-Grandfather (Probably)2015-02-06 05:00:15
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15 Roger Cohen Heads to South Africa To Examine His Family’s Itinerancy and Mental Illness2015-01-21 05:00:45
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16 Holy Cow! Three Tales of Bovine Worship2015-01-05 05:00:25
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17 Roz Chast Drags Us Kicking, Screaming, and Laughing, Into the Land of the Infirm2014-12-26 05:00:30
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18 Forget Spelling It: Most of Us Have No Idea What This Holiday Is Even About2014-12-15 05:00:00
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19 Being Ben-Gurion2014-12-08 05:00:06
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20 The Life and Good Times of Norman Lear2014-12-02 05:00:16
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