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The Schmooze

Out and About: Brooklyn’s Shofar Master; Frank Miller’s Revenge

  • Thousands of Jerusalem’s “pashkevilim” are going online.

  • Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel is a revenge fantasy against Muslims.

Image by Legendary Comics

  • The Statue of Liberty turned 25.

  • Joseph Berger profiles Borough Park’s shofar master.

  • Paul Simon was inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

  • Forward arts and culture editor Dan Friedman introduces British readers to “The Wire.”

  • Nathan Englander’s “The Reader” gets animated.

  • The National Jewish Theater Foundation has received a $60,000 grant to help create a Holocaust theater archive.

  • Jewish British poet Emanuel Litivinoff has died at age 96.




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