The Arty Semite

Out and About: Painting Jerusalem; Roseanne Barr for President?

By Ezra Glinter

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Detail from ‘The Destruction of Jerusalem’ (1849), lithograph from a painting by David Roberts. Courtesy of Yeshiva University Museum.
  • Roseanne Barr announced on the Tonight Show that she was running for president.

  • Sarah Lazarovic illustrates her family trips to out-of-the-way shuls.

  • Jenna Weissman Joselit reviews Michael Levy’s “Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching, and Eating with China’s Other Billion.”

  • Richard McBee takes a look at paintings depicting the destruction of Jerusalem.

  • Along with Jack White and Norah Jones, Bob Dylan is recording an album of lost Hank Williams songs.

  • Jeffrey Shandler writes about the Jewish relationship to opera for the Milken Archive.

  • The Washington Post covers the controversies at JCCs over Israel-related programming. Read the Forward’s take on the subject here.

  • One woman’s search for the real Garden of Eden.

  • Ashdod’s Shalom Israel dance company was expelled from the Utah Dance Festival after reports of inappropriate behavior.

  • Israeli radio personality Adi Talmor has died at age 58.


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