Forward artist-in-residence Eli Valley interviews Drew Friedman, author of “Old Jewish Comedians: a Visual Encyclopedia.”
The Klezmatics are scheduled to appear on Conan O’Brien tonight. Tune in!
If you’re in New York, celebrate the second night of Hanukkah at Southpaw with The Shondes, Yiddish Princess and Schmekel.
The New York Times talks up the Sephardic Music Festival.
The Atlantic features an excerpt from “Shadows in Winter: A Memoir of Love and Loss” by Eitan Fishbane.
The A.V. Club talks to Jeremy Piven about his new film, “I Melt With You.”
Roman Polansky gets a career spanning retrospective in Toronto.’
“Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon lauched Chicago’s Jewish United Fund’s campaign kick-off.
Christopher Byrd visits Alfred Kazin’s Brownsville.
Take a look at the New York Public Library’s collection of Yiddish posters.
Eleven photographers try to reframe the conversation around Israel.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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