This Week in Forward Arts and Culture

  • Jordana Horn goes to see “Mahler on the Couch” at the New York Jewish Film Festival (read more NYJFF coverage on The Arty Semite here).

  • Benjamin Ivry investigates the literary chameleon, Romain Gary.

  • Rachel Barenblat writes a tree poem for “Birch Magazine.”

  • Raphael Mostel goes to see the story of Ruth at the New York Chinese Opera Society.

  • Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman pokes around in the Cairo Genizah.

  • Philologos reads into Rashi script.

  • Debra Nussbaum Cohen pens an appreciation for the late singer-songwriter Debbie Friedman.

  • And on the Forverts video channel, Ross Perlin puts on his shades and goes in search of the Jews of Malaysia and Singapore.

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