Philip Roth has “wised up” and stopped reading fiction.
The Washington Post profiles the last of Argentina’s Yiddish-speaking cowboys.
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek addresses a Tel Aviv BDS gathering, but talks mostly about European anti-Semitism.
How Jewish Pittsburgher Alan Paul became a rock star in China.
“They Hate Us Because We’re Blond,” says “Foreskin Man” creator Matthew Hess.
Barbra Streisand is getting back together with longtime collaborators Alan and Marilyn Bergman for her forthcoming album, “What Matters Most.”
Israel’s National Library in Jerusalem’s Givat Ram neighborhood attempted to give away 24,000 books to the public on June 26.
The Coen Brothers are working on a film about the Greenwich Village folk scene, based loosely on the life of Dave van Ronk.
The Los Angeles Times does its piece on Shyne.
A new play at the New York Jewish Theater depicts a love affair between a Muslim woman and an Israeli secret agent.
In the Dutch city of Dordrecht, Johan Huibers is building a life sized Noah’s Ark.
Actor Peter Falk, best known for his role as TV detective Columbo and his collaborations with John Cassavetes, has died at the age of 83.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: Slavoj Zizek on Anti-Semitism; Jewish Cowboys in Argentina