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Out and About: Eichmann, 50 Years Later; Israel on the (Art) World Stage

  • Israeli authors such as David Grossman and Amos Oz are protesting their government’s decision to deport Palestinian bookstore owner Munther Fahmi.

  • A 2,000-year-old synagogue in the Libyan town of Yefren is said to have been destroyed by government forces.

  • On the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann Trial, Deborah E. Lipstadt looks at six of the trial’s most significant moments.

  • Los Angeles artist Kehinde Wiley has made Israel the subject of his new show.

  • Forverts China correspondent Ross Perlin lambastes universities for their aquiencence to exploitative internships.

  • On Dylan in China: “Something is happening here, and you don’t know what it is, do you Maureen Dowd?”

  • Israeli author Yonatan Bauner is suing Google Books for copyright infringement.

  • The New York Times appreciates Israeli composer Avner Dorman, whose latest album we reviewed here.

  • Joseph Berger takes a look at the refurbished Maxwell House Haggadah.

  • Reykjavik, Iceland, is about to get a Kabbalah Center.

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