The Arty Semite

Out and About: Phillip Lopate on Simon Schama; New Director for the Folksbiene

By Ezra Glinter

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Portal to the renovated synagogue in Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland.
  • Essayist Phillip Lopate ponders “Scribble, Scribble, Scribble” a new miscellany by historian Simon Schama.

  • Has Paul Simon been getting the attention he deserves?

  • The Canadian Jewish News profiles former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler.

  • Two synagogue restoration projects in Poland have won awards, one of them for “façade of the year.”

  • Bryna Wasserman, artistic director of the Segal Centre for Performing Arts in Montreal, is leaving that post to become the executive director of the Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre in New York.


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