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Out and About: Books Aren’t Dying; Call Sarah Silverman ‘Jew’

  • Spencer Tunick may not be able to photograph 1,000 nude Israelis at the Dead Sea.

  • Josh Lambert reviews the robust state of Jewish publishing.

  • For those in my hometown, the University of Manitoba will be offering a course on Zoharic Aramaic.

  • Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogan are both Jews, apparently.

  • Jenna Weissman Joselit explains the connection between Jews and the diamond business.

  • Wendy Elisheva Somerson explains what we can learn from the history of Jews and blackface.

  • Dover Kosashvili’s “Infiltration” (reviewed on The Arty Semite here) is on the long, long list for the European film awards.

  • Gearing up for the High Holy Days, watch Pitom’s video for their new number, “Ki Anu Amekha”:

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