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Out and About: Midrash and the Megillah; Einstein’s Archives Unleashed

  • How Yiddish poet Itzik Manger brought midrash to the Megillah.

  • Bob Dylan, Brandeis University, 1963: Coming soon to a record store near you.

  • In other Dylanalia, Bob’s upcoming Asian tour now includes stops in both China and Vietnam.

  • David Kaufmann on new poetry by Adrienne Rich.

  • The Hebrew University is putting Albert Einstein’s archives on the Internet.

  • Have bar mitvah YouTube videos gone too far?

  • How to write a Purim Shpil.

  • “Imagining Madoff” will open Theater J’s 2011/2012 season.

  • Lou Reed’s manager is being investigated by police for allegedly threatening to send Israeli hitmen after a “headhunter for the stars.”

  • Influential art historian Leo Steinberg has died.




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