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  • In this week’s New York Times Book Review Steve Almond reviews Etgar Keret’s “Suddenly, a Knock on the Door,” and Jonathan Rosen reviews Peter Beinart’s “The Crisis of Zionism.” Read the Forward’s coverage of those books here and here.

  • Listen to Gary Shteyngart read from Keret’s book, here.

  • The Museum of Jewish Heritage wants to acquire the Haggadah from a Bruce Springsteen Seder.

  • Dave Eggers is set to receive the Gunter Grass Foundation’s Albatross prize for his book “Zeitoun,” but will skip the awards ceremony to avoid controversy.

  • The Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


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