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The Schmooze

Out and About

  • British historian Sir Martin Gilbert has won the $1 million Dan David Prize.

  • The New York Oberserver was at HEEB’s 10th anniversary party.

Image by Courtesy of HEEB

  • On the Yiddish Song of the Week blog, Itzik Gottesman writes about recording the Yiddish poet I. Berkovitch in Romania.

  • Etgar Keret has a new short story, “Suddenly There’s a Knock on the Door,” in Guernica Magazine.

  • Steve Dalachinsky gives a shout-out to Jake Marmer’s “Jazz Talmud” in the Brooklyn Rail.

  • “Time,” the Israeli entry to the Eurovision song contest, has been released.

  • Yiddish speakers are dwindling in South Florida.

  • Radio host and world music impresario Erwin Frankel has died at age 76.

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