Benjamin Ivry examines the work of misunderstood painter Philip Guston.
Philologos investigates Sarah Palin’s use of the term “blood libel.”
Jenna Weissman Joselit looks at the love affair between Jews and statistics.
The Forward interviews Joan Rosenbaum, departing director of the Jewish Museum.
Eve Grubin reads the spiritual poetry of Yehoshua November.
Scott D. Seligman looks back to 1903, when New York’s Chinese community held a fundraiser for victims of the Kishinev pogrom.
And on the Forverts video channel Paul Glasser reads from “A Yom Kippur Scandal” by Sholom Aleichem:
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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