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Branko Lustig, producer of “Schindler’s List” and “Gladiator,” plans to hold his (belated) bar mitzvah at Auschwitz.
The Yiddish Book Center has put the family photos of Yiddish writer Scholem Asch online.
Joshua Cohen interviews Israeli novelist Yoram Kaniuk for The Paris Review.
Jeffrey Goldberg on the trials and tribulations of Sister Mary Schmuck of Kentucky.
In the 1920s, Yiddish was more than just a lingua franca for East European Jewish émigrés; it was also a language of high culture, as demonstrated by a brilliant new book, “Yiddish in Weimar Berlin: At the Crossroads of Diaspora Politics and Culture” (Legenda Books), edited by New York University Yiddish scholar Gennady Estraikh and University of Michigan professor Mikhail Krutikov.