How Yiddish poet Itzik Manger brought midrash to the Megillah.
Bob Dylan, Brandeis University, 1963: Coming soon to a record store near you.
In other Dylanalia, Bob’s upcoming Asian tour now includes stops in both China and Vietnam.
David Kaufmann on new poetry by Adrienne Rich.
The Hebrew University is putting Albert Einstein’s archives on the Internet.
Have bar mitvah YouTube videos gone too far?
How to write a Purim Shpil.
Lou Reed’s manager is being investigated by police for allegedly threatening to send Israeli hitmen after a “headhunter for the stars.”
Influential art historian Leo Steinberg has died.