Is literature being dropped from Israeli curricula?
Simon Sebag-Montefiore writes a “biography” of Jerusalem.
After a 45 year retreat from the public eye, Abstract Expressionist painter Abraham Yurberg has a new exhibit.
Woody Allen’s new film “Midnight in Paris” is set to open this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Liel Leibovitz ruminates on the legacy of Lenny Bruce on the 50th anniversary of Bruce’s performance at Carnegie Hall.
According to a new book, Odessa is a city where myth often outran reality.
“Berenice,” an opera by French composer Albéric Magnard about a Jewish Queen at the time of the Roman conquest of ancient Israel, recently received its American premiere.
Jewish rapper Drake is scheduled to perform at this year’s Grammy Awards.
The latest issue of the Jewish Review of Books is out, featuring articles on the letters of Gershom Scholem and Hannah Arendt, Tom Segev’s biography of Simon Wiesenthal, and ArtScroll’s conquest of Orthodox publishing.
Jewcy profiles Mindy Abovitz, editor-in-chief of Tom Tom Magazine, a publication devoted to female drummers.
Has a UFO been sighted over Jerusalem?
Watch the new trailer for “Peep World,” a movie about the dysfunctional Meyerowitz family starring Sarah Silverman opening March 25:
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: Woody Allen Film To Open Cannes; The Legacy of Lenny Bruce