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Out and About: Woodstock in Jerusalem; Seinfeld on Twitter

  • Jo Ellen Green Kaiser ponders the death of JDub and the future of new Jewish media, if there is one.

  • How William L. Shirer, author of “Rise and Fall of the Third Reich,” was a better journalist than historian.

  • Jerusalem celebrates a Woodstock revival.

  • Jerry Seinfeld has joined Twitter.

  • Today is the 17th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA building in Argentina. Read an excerpt from Ilan Stavans’s fotonovela about the bombing here.

  • “Litzberg on the Attersee,” a painting by Gustav Klimt stolen by the Nazis, is expected to sell for more than $25 million.

  • Do you want to star in a Tel Aviv lesbian film festival promo? Now’s your chance!

  • On the second episode of the eight season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” is Larry David getting in touch with his feminine side?

  • How a Neo Nazi girl group learned to chill out and stop hating so much, thanks to marijuana.

  • A new book uncovers the details of Sigmund Freud’s cocaine addiction.

  • Hit songwriter Jerry Ragovoy has died at age 80.

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