The Arty Semite

Out and About

By Ezra Glinter

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  • The world’s oldest Holocaust museum, in London, is moving to a new home.

  • Nicolas Cage showed up at a Chabad fundraiser in Alaska.

  • Tablet magazine ranks the top 100 Jewish films.

  • Shulem Deen contemplates whether a Native American chant at a Rainbow Gathering can replace the Hasidic gatherings of his youth.

  • Philip Glass joined an Occupy Wall Street protest at Lincoln Center, following a performance of his opera “Satyagraha.”

  • Another artist — a painter — gives her take on OWS.

  • CNN profiles Mad magazine cartoonist Al Jaffee.

  • The Los Angeles Times takes a look inside the Oscar foreign language category race.

  • Check out the best and worst from Art Basel Miami Beach.

  • “The Lady from Tel Aviv,” an Arabic novel by British-Palestinian writer Rabai Al-Madhoun, has won a supporting award from English PEN Writers in Translation.

  • Australian Bram Presser’s story about his grandfather’s shtetl won the Age newspaper’s short story contest.

  • Germany is set to double its funding to the country’s Jewish community, to total $13.4 million per year.


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