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The Schmooze

This Week in Forward Arts and Culture

  • 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:




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