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In this week’s New York Times Book Review Steve Almond reviews Etgar Keret’s “Suddenly, a Knock on the Door,” and Jonathan Rosen reviews Peter Beinart’s “The Crisis of Zionism.” Read the Forward’s coverage of those books here and here.
Listen to Gary Shteyngart read from Keret’s book, here.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage wants to acquire the Haggadah from a Bruce Springsteen Seder.
Dave Eggers is set to receive the Gunter Grass Foundation’s Albatross prize for his book “Zeitoun,” but will skip the awards ceremony to avoid controversy.
The Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Brooklyn has a [new Jewish superhero.]
A synagogue and a church will share space in a historic New York chapel.
Joel Schalit writes an open letter to Gunter Grass.
The Jewish Journal talks to Frank London of The Klezmatics.
Herman Wouk, who will be 97 in May, is coming out with a new novel.
: http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/04/11/new-jewish-superhero- rises-from-brooklyn-2/
Is the ex-Hasidic community about to get it’s own reality show?
The founder of the Freelancers Union explains why Moses was the first Union representative in history.
Celebrate Pesach, Andy Warhol style.
Avi Steinberg gives his take on the New American Haggadah in the Boston Globe.
Why the Seder is, or is not, based on a Greek symposium.
Read the story behind Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap and it’s founder, Emanuel Bronner, a third-generation Jewish soap maker from Germany.
“Six,” a play by Forward contributor Zohar Tirosh-Polk, has won top prize at the Jewish Plays Project.
Will Sarajevo lose its 660-year-old Haggadah?
Canadian immigrant Kathleen Reiter stole the show on Israel’s “The Voice.”
The latest issue of Jewish Fiction .net is out, featuring stories translated from Turkish, Croatian, Yiddish and Hebrew.