Harold Bloom explains why Jonah is his favorite book of the Bible.
A new exhibit in Philadelphia brings to light Rembrandt’s Jewish Jesus.
A posthumous Amy Winehouse album is in the works.
Woody Allen will open up for a PBS documentary in November titled “Seriously Funny: The Comic Art of Woody Allen.”
Montreal’s Jewish public library is getting a new executive director.
Time magazine catches up with Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc and his current exhibit, “Last Folio: A Photographic Journey.” Read Forward Arts & Culture editor Dan Friedman’s profile of Dojc from November, 2010 here.
Israel’s latest wunder conductor also writes, paints, and reads seven books a week.
Jewlicious wonders whether circuses are kosher.
Two new novels by Irmgard Keun, one of Nazi Germany’s most prominent female novelists, have been translated into English.
Artist, caricaturist and illustrator Sam Norkin has died at age 94.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: Rembrandt's Jesus; New Amy Winehouse Album?