• Zachary Quinto—he played Spock in the Star Trek movie—has signed on to play the lead in (get this) Steven Spielberg’s George Gershwin biopic. [Paste]

•The original 1941 The Wolf Man (the remake with Benicio del Toro comes out in a week) was written to manifest how German Jewish screenwriter Robert Siodmak felt others perceived him. [LAT]

• A profile, in op-ed form, of Amr Moussa, the secretary general of the Arab League. [IHT]

• Prime Minister Gordon Brown acknowledged and publicly worried about the record number of anti-Semitic incidents Great Britain experienced in 2009. [AP/Vos Iz Neias?]

New Voices, the national Jewish student magazine, has canceled its print edition. [Josh Nathan-Kazis]

• Moshiach Times Band is the religious Jews’ answer to the Jonas Brothers. Below, they play “One Mitzvah at a Time.” God help us. [Heeb]