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  • Brooklyn has a [new Jewish superhero.][1]

  • A synagogue and a church will share space in a historic New York chapel.

  • Joel Schalit writes an open letter to Gunter Grass.

  • The Jewish Journal talks to Frank London of The Klezmatics.

  • Herman Wouk, who will be 97 in May, is coming out with a new novel.

    [1]: http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/04/11/new-jewish-superhero- rises-from-brooklyn-2/

  • The latest issue of the LABA journal is out, featuring essays by Elissa Strauss, Stephen Hazan Arnoff, and Ruby Namdar.

  • Adler Peckerar of Yiddishkayt LA is launching the Helix Project, an all-expenses-paid Jewish roots tour of Eastern Europe.

  • Adam Kirsch traces the evolution of Susan Sontag through her journals.

  • Literary scholar Edmund L. Epstein, credited with American success of “Lord of the Flies,” has died at 80.

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