The Arty Semite

Out and About: Slavoj Zizek on Anti-Semitism; Jewish Cowboys in Argentina

By Ezra Glinter

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  • Barbra Streisand is getting back together with longtime collaborators Alan and Marilyn Bergman for her forthcoming album, “What Matters Most.”

  • Israel’s National Library in Jerusalem’s Givat Ram neighborhood attempted to give away 24,000 books to the public on June 26.

  • The Coen Brothers are working on a film about the Greenwich Village folk scene, based loosely on the life of Dave van Ronk.

  • The Los Angeles Times does its piece on Shyne.

  • A new play at the New York Jewish Theater depicts a love affair between a Muslim woman and an Israeli secret agent.

  • In the Dutch city of Dordrecht, Johan Huibers is building a life sized Noah’s Ark.

  • Actor Peter Falk, best known for his role as TV detective Columbo and his collaborations with John Cassavetes, has died at the age of 83.


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