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The Schmooze

Out and About: Norman Mailer’s Pad; Cairo Geniza Online

  • Gareth Unwin, producer of “The King’s Speech,” is hoping to increase cooperation between the British and Israeli film industries.

  • A dispute has arisen over the sale of Norman Mailer’s Brooklyn Heights apartment due to custom renovations performed by the late author.

  • A new project is afoot to digitize the Cairo Geniza.

  • The Jewish Museum in Vienna has reopened with an exhibit about Jews and Hollywood.

  • David Foster Wallace sends a fax.

  • The Groggers’ new video for “The Shidduch Hits the Fan” is out.

  • Shimon Peres has a new book out about Israeli’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion.





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