British historian Sir Martin Gilbert has won the $1 million Dan David Prize.
The New York Oberserver was at HEEB’s 10th anniversary party.
On the Yiddish Song of the Week blog, Itzik Gottesman writes about recording the Yiddish poet I. Berkovitch in Romania.
Etgar Keret has a new short story, “Suddenly There’s a Knock on the Door,” in Guernica Magazine.
Steve Dalachinsky gives a shout-out to Jake Marmer’s “Jazz Talmud” in the Brooklyn Rail.
“Time,” the Israeli entry to the Eurovision song contest, has been released.
Yiddish speakers are dwindling in South Florida.
Radio host and world music impresario Erwin Frankel has died at age 76.