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:
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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