A.J. Goldmann walked through Berlin for ten hours with a yarmulke on his head looking to see if he would receive any anti-Semitic taunts. What he did find surprised him.
A Berlin opera house, the Komische Oper, gives forgotten Jewish artists a new audience. Does this mean that Berlin might see the renaissance of Jewish secular culture?
Replete with poignant history, shimmering multimedia, and interactive features, Warsaw’s just-opened Jewish museum is like a stunning Louvre of our own, A.J. Goldmann writes.
Pioneering composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass appeared onstage together for the first time in nearly 40 years in a series of 3 concerts earlier this month at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius has updated the classic Holocaust melodrama ‘The Search.’ Yet he gives the film a haunting new setting: Chechnya.
‘Wild Tales,’ the latest film by Argentinean Damian Szifron includes of surreal, violent vignettes about losing control. Our critic loves the one in which a Jewish wedding gets ruined.
There’s a ‘more is more’ philosophy at Cannes: more glamor, more stars, more wasteful opulence. But my attention has been riveted by a couple of intimate Israeli films.