Allan Nadler reviews “The Mixed Multitude,” a study of “serial apostate, sexual deviant, messianic pretender and chameleonic charlatan” Jacob Frank.
Sara Ivry interviews David Unger about his novel “The Price of Escape,” the story of a German- Jewish refugee’s misadventures in Guatemala.
Filmmaker Saul Sudin on Lars Von Trier’s disgrace, and Joseph Cedar’s triumph, at Cannes.
Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” is burning up the box office.
Conductor James Levine should retire from The Met, argues Anthony Tommasini.
“To Life: A Broadway Celebration of Jewish Life” gets a rave review in Toronto.
Israeli MKs are seeking to revoke state funding from orchestras that perform at the Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, Germany.
Oscar-winning songwriter Joseph Brooks, who was facing charges for sexual assault, has killed himself.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: Jacob Frank, False Messiah; Joseph Cedar's Triumph at Cannes