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The Jewish Museum’s “Unorthodox” exhibition comprises 55 artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds. According to Joshua Furst, it also offers a rebuke and a challenge to mainstream Jewish thought.


Revisiting the Work of Yehuda Amichai, Israel's Unofficial Poet Laureate

Readers are being introduced or reintroduced to pooet Yehuda Amichai’s work in a new collection edited by Robert Alter. Benjamin Ivry takes the opportunity to explain what Amichai meant to Israel and the world of poetry at large.

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South African Jewish artist William Kentridge’s “Refuse the Hour” was a powerful work. But Anna Katsnelson says his production of Alban Berg’s “Lulu” at the Met is a phantasmagoric masterpiece.

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