Amy Schumer’s Donald Trump zingers didn’t quite land in the swing state of Florida this weekend.
When Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature announcement hit the waves, what immediately came to mind was my mother’s oft-repeated Yiddish assurance: “az men lebt-derlebt men” (if one lives long enough…. one lives —to experience being appreciated, rewarded…)
If Bob Dylan is at all excited about winning a Nobel prize in literature, he’s playing it very close to the vest.
Lately, news has been swirling around that Mel Gibson, ten years after outing himself as an anti-Semite, has “officially been released” from a sort of “director’s jail”, ending his de facto status as “persona non grata” in Hollywood.
Etgar Keret was scheduled to appear at the London Jewish community center — the JW3 — with celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi and star Guardian columnist (and novelist) Jonathan Freedland.