The Arty Semite

Out and About: Bollywood in Israel; Iraq's Jewish Book Trove

By Ezra Glinter

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Paolo Garretto
  • Bollywood filmmakers are visiting Israel to make connections and scout locations during the Jerusalem International Film Festival.

  • Prolific and influential graphic designer and Vanity Fair caricaturist Paolo Garretto was once a member of Mussolini’s bodyguards.

  • A collection of Jewish Iraqi books discovered in a basement used by Saddam Hussein’s secret police and recovered during the 2003 invasion of Iraq is now the subject of dispute between the Iraqi and American governments.

  • Is Richard Feynman a genuine scientific superstar?


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