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This Week in Forward Arts and Culture

  • Jake Marmer pores over two collections by the “poet’s poet’s poet” Louis Zukofsky.

  • Olga Gershenson checks out the Jewish-themed films at the Moscow International Film Festival, including a documentary about the great Soviet director Mark Donskoy.

  • Shaul Magid reviews Aryae Coopersmith’s personal history of Shlomo Carlebach’s House of Love and Prayer.

  • Allison Gaudet Yarrow reviews Evan Fallenberg’s sophomore novel, “When We Danced on Water,” and talks to the author on the latest Yid Lit podcast. Read Fallenberg’s blog posts on The Arty Semite here.


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