This Week in Forward Arts and Culture
Jon Kalish looks at a production of Romeo and Juliet, in Yiddish.
Raphael Mostel discusses ‘Le Grand Macabre,’ an opera by Hungarian Jewish composer György Ligeti, recently performed for the first time in New York.
Gordon Haber reviews Kenneth Wishnia’s “The Fifth Servant,” a Golem-era Prague mystery novel.
Akin Ajayi talks to Israeli artist Dor Guez about his current exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum, “The Monayer Family: Three Videos by Dor Guez.”
Philologos questions the Turkishness of Turkish coffee
Jerome A. Chanes reviews Frederick Brown’s “For the Soul of France: Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus.”
I profile Maya Beiser, an alternative-classical cello player whose new album, “Provenance,” was released last month.
And in this week’s Yid Lit podcast, Allison Yarrow talks to Gawker editor and memoirist Emily Gould about her new book “And the Heart Says Whatever.”