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The Schmooze

Out and About: Comics for Passover; Jeff Goldblum and His Jazz Orchestra

  • Vanessa Davis illustrates Passover’s seeming absurdities.

  • Sarah Lazarovic illustrates her Passover Seder with her converted huband, Benjamin Errett.

  • Jeff Goldblum wows Coachella festival with his jazz orchestra.

  • The Arty Semite contributor Jenny Hendrix takes on the gender-neutered Bible for The New Yorker.

  • The Detroit Metro Times profiles Jewish Music blogger Jack Zaientz.

  • How Polish-born Stephanie Rosenthal became a bestselling feminist author in China in the 1920s.

  • How Prussian-born Julius Meyer became an honory Sioux and an interpreter of Native American languages for congress.

  • Toronto’s Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company has taken up a new residence at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, where it will present the world premiere of Hannah Mosocovitch’s “The Children’s Republic.”

  • Israeli opera singers serenade mid-day traffic in Jerusalem.

  • Edward Ullendorff, an expert on Semitic languages and translator of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie’s autobiography (among many other accomplishments) has died.

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