How one of the most popular Jewish books of the modern era explained everything from Kabbalah to cosmology, astronomy, geography, botany, zoology and medicine.
Novelist David Bezmozgis and filmmaker Richard J. Lewis exchange letters on “Barney’s Version.”
Will Justin Timberlake star in the upcoming Three Stooges movie?
A film about Europe’s largest Jewish cemetery and two Israeli movies were honored at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.
Paintings of Rahm Emanuel, covered with pancakes, bagels, challah, and other assorted foodstuffs.
Does the Jewlicious Festival, which kicks off today in Long Beach and Los Angeles, have enough female artists?
Christopher Hitchens explains how “The King’s Speech” glosses over British appeasement of Nazi Germany.
Argentine-born film composer Lalo Schifrin discusses his life’s work.
A Russian re-write of “The Lord of the Rings” from the point of view of Mordor has been translated into English by one Yisroel Markov.
A Brooklyn photographer visits Oswiecim.
Correction: A previous version of the post erroneously stated that composer Lalo Schifrin had died. He is in fact alive and well.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: Jewish Films Honored in Berlin; Painting Rahm Emanuel With Pancakes