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  • Vivian Gornick celebrates Emma Goldman’s revolutionary individualism.

  • Leonard Cohen accepts the Prince of Asturias Award for Letters with one of the most moving acceptance speeches of all time.

  • Israeli boxer Ilya Grad has become the first Israeli to enter Malaysia, in order to participate in a reality TV show about boxing.

  • Nahma Sandrow watches Yiddish films at the Medias Central European Film Festival.

  • In the new issue of the LABA Journal, Ruby Namdar writers about our attempts to make a name for ourselves, Stephen Arnoff writers about Patti Smith and Elissa Strauss writes about the tchotchkes on her desk.

  • The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is set to produce a play about a German chancellor who invites six million Jews back to live in Germany.

  • Hungarians rallied against the appointment of far-rightists Gyorgy Dorner and Istvan Csurka to head Budapest’s New Theatre.

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