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  • Rabbi Norman Lamm’s new book on Purim gets a glowing review.

  • HEEB talks to “Footnote” director Joseph Cedar.

  • On the Yiddish Song of the Week blog, listen to “Hayda-liu-liu” performed by the linguist Mordkhe Schaechter.

  • Daniel Treiman identifies ‘the greatest tangent in movie reviewing’ in a piece by former New York City mayor Ed Koch.

  • Woody Allen’s “Bullets Over Broadway” is heading to Broadway.

  • Michael Stuhlbarg talks about “Hugo” and the upcoming season of “Boardwalk Empire.”

  • Zackary Sholem Berger reflects on the great Yiddish literary journal, Di Goldene Keyt.

  • The earliest known Ladino-language memoir is translated and back in print.

  • Watch a new music video by The Arty Semite contributor Max Elstein Keisler:

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