The Arty Semite

Out and About: Ashkelon's Adult Archeology Camp; Leonard Nimoy Lives Long and Prospers

By Ezra Glinter

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  • A replica of the 17th-century Gwozdziec wooden synagogue is being built as part of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, currently under construction in Warsaw.

  • Hannah Munitz, General Director of the Israeli Opera, has received the title of Commendatore in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, the country’s highest ranking honor.

  • The Anne Frank Museum might be moving in next door to the Park 51 mosque.

  • “Bumble-Ardy,” a children’s book about a pig who longs to party, will be the first in 30 years written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

  • Now, maybe, he’ll get to finish that Hobbit adaptation he started way back when.


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