An enormous cinema complex is being planned for the port of Tel Aviv.
Daniel Retter, an immigration attorney from the Bronx, has written the first index to the Talmud.
Music students at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance are working to restore lost Jewish compositions.
Apparently, the beardless Matisyahu is still generating controversy thanks to a run-in with a photographer at one of his shows.
Palestinian director Susan Youssef has won the Best Film of Muhr Arab Feature award at the Dubai International Film Festival for her Gaza-based movie, “Habibi.”
Jonathan Ames reflects on his housekeeping habits.
Don Blanquito, one of the most popular funk musicians in Brazil, is a Jewish kid from L.A. named Alex Cutler.
Abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler has died at age 83.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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