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Out and About: The New York Times Goes to KlezKamp; New Hanukkah Song From Matisyahu

  • Casting has begun for an Israeli version of Sex and the City.
  • The latest issue of Jewish Quarterly features articles on Charlie Chaplin, Bob Dylan, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and Prostitution in Yiddish Song.
  • At ZEEK, Louis Greenspan re-discovers Jewish philosopher Salomon Maimon.
  • The New York Times discovers KlezKamp.
  • Ingrid Pitt, a British horror movie star and Holocaust survivor, has died.
  • Zackary Sholem Berger offers a personal view of contemporary Yiddish literature.
  • The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation talks to Jerry Stiller about stand-up comedy.
  • Lee Siegel writes about Saul Bellow’s sense of play.
  • And Matisyahu, who is performing tonight at Brooklyn Bowl, has a new Hanukkah song appropriately titled “Miracle”:


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