According to a new book, Shakespeare had a Jewish grandfather from Bohemia.
Jenna Weissman Joselit writes about the meaning of a Jewish home at the Yiddish Book Center.
Alex Ross writes about Philip Glass. Enough said.
David Meir Grossman writes for Tablet about the feminist rock collective Permanent Wave.
Composer Andy Teirstein has turned Joseph Skibell’s 1997 novel, “ A Blessing on the Moon,” into an opera.
Stephen Marche writes for The New York Times about Habima Theater’s Hebrew production of “The Merchant of Venice” in London, and the surrounding hubbub.
The Completist considers the Coen Brothers’ entire oeuvre.
Sholem Asch’s “The Nazarine” is now available as an ebook.
Best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow died in a car crash on Friday. He was 53.