Out and About: Third-Generation Holocaust Literature; Whither the Israel Philharmonic?
Chibi Vision, “your new favorite science fiction hip-hop boy band” talks about the Jewish love-hate for Christmas.
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, but what does its future hold?
LABA, a Jewish house of study for culture-makers at New York’s 14th Street Y, has come out with the second edition of its journal on the never-boring theme of Eros. Contents include Forward-contributor Elissa Strauss on Lilith, the “world’s very first woman on top,” Ruby Nadar on Eve and the serpent, and Stephen Hazan Arnoff on what happens when you invite women into rock and roll’s boy’s club.
Slant Magazine reflects on the proliferation of third-generation Holocaust novels.
Ultra-Orthodox news site Vos Iz Neias has been banned.
The Atlantic talks Shabbat observance and e-Readers.
Tel Aviv sound technology company Waves Audio, whose products are used by the likes of Lady Gaga and Kanye West, has won a Grammy award.
An essay by the 93-year-old French resistance hero and Buchenwald survivor Stéphane Hessel has topped bestseller lists in France.
On Wednesday, we wondered why Mordecai Richler isn’t getting a street named after him. The more important question, though, is why isn’t he being taught in Canadian universities?
And what does Yiddish literature have to do with counting calories?