This Week in Forward Arts and Culture

  • Jerome A. Chanes goes to see The Living Theatre’s production of “Korach.”

  • Curt Schleier tells the story of three Broadway producers.

  • Jay Michaelson questions whether mysticism is real.

  • Philologos is possessed.

  • Laurence Zuckerman looks back at the life of Judah L. Magnes, one of 20th-century Jewry’s most important — and most overlooked — leaders.

  • Glenn C. Altschuler reviews a festschrift in honor of American Jewish Archives director Gary Zola (and gives us an opportunity to use the word “festschrift”).

  • In this week’s Yid Lit podcast, Allison Gaudet Yarrow talks to Elisa Albert about a new collection of essays, “Freud’s Blind Spot.”

  • On The Sisterhood, Leah Berkenwald says a Mi Sheberach for the recently hospitalized Debbie Friedman.

  • And on the Forverts video channel, Dr. Max Kohn talks to classical pianist (and friend of the Forverts) Evgeny Kissin:

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