The Arty Semite

This Week in Forward Arts and Culture

By Ezra Glinter

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  • Benjamin Ivry remembers French politician and media figure Françoise Giroud.

  • Jake Marmer reviews “Coming To Life,” a poetry collection by Joy Ladin.

  • Philologos goes to learn in yeshiva.

  • Cheryl Kaplan goes to see “The Sota Project,” a 22-minute film installation about adultery, betrayal and doubt.

  • Adam Rovner studies Israeli slang.

  • Alicia Ostriker refects on the the Akedah in the Israeli Psyche.

  • On this week’s Yid Lit podcast, Allison Gaudet Yarrow talks to Sharon Saltzberg, co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society.


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