The Arty Semite

Out and About

By Ezra Glinter

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Hipsters, 2 a.m.,’ by Elke Reva Sudin.
  • It’s Judaican’t, “showcasing unfortunate Judaica and Jewish gifts.”

  • J.J. Gould appreciates Czechoslovakian dissident Josef Skvorecky, who explained why totalitarians hate jazz.

  • Elke Reva Sudin brings her “Hipsters and Hassids” paintings to Hartford, Conn.

  • Dalkey Archive Press has a sale on its truly excellent Hebrew Literature Series. Don’t delay!

  • Nerve ranks each and every one of Steven Spielberg’s 27 films.

  • How the emerging discipline of microarchaeology is transforming Israeli digs.

  • How the music of a Holocaust victim was kept safe for 70 years by his daughter.


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