Israeli Hanna Maron has become the world’s longest performing actress after 83 years on stage.
William Deresiewicz explains why Harold Bloom is much like Conrad’s Mr. Kurtz.
A new collection by Shel Silverstein is coming out this month, 12 years after the author’s death.
Can Mel Gibson actually be good for the Maccabees?
Oxford’s Bodleian Library has put its manuscript of the Rambam’s Misnneh Torah online.
Unpious talks to Shalom Auslander about leaving Orthodoxy.
After 31 years, R.E.M. has called it quits.
London’s Whitechapel Gallery is highlighting the relationship between Mark Rothko and Britain.
Geoffrey Edelstein is reading Joshua Cohen’s “Witz” for the second time, and letting us know how it goes.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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