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The Schmooze

Out and About: A Bar Mitzvah at Auschwitz; Sholem Asch’s Family Photos

  • Branko Lustig, producer of “Schindler’s List” and “Gladiator,” plans to hold his (belated) bar mitzvah at Auschwitz.

  • The Yiddish Book Center has put the family photos of Yiddish writer Scholem Asch online.

  • Joshua Cohen interviews Israeli novelist Yoram Kaniuk for The Paris Review.

  • Jeffrey Goldberg on the trials and tribulations of Sister Mary Schmuck of Kentucky.

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