Former 92Y Director Sol Adler Commits Suicide

Was fired in 2012 over ‘inappropriate long-term relationship’ with his assistant

Simon Schama Discusses His New Documentary

The Story of the Jews, a five-part TV series, premieres this week on PBS

All the Dirty Bits of Marcel Proust, by Harold Pinter

On stage, the English master of menace and the ponderous Frenchman find a common language in a feat of adaptation

Israeli Poverty Report; KISS Gets Inducted

Plus Dr. Ruth and Hugh Hefner, and more in the news

Daybreak: Russian Missiles Arrive in Syria

Plus author Alice Walker’s upcoming gig at the 92Y rankles many

Netanyahu’s Father Honored at 92Y Panel

Paying tribute to Dr. Benzion Netanyahu on his 102 birthday

Sundown: Chaplin the Jew?

Plus Sarachek’s successor at Yeshiva U, and more

Players

Agenda: I.B. Singer, Stephen Sondheim, Tony Kushner, and Gilad Shalit-inspired monologues in New York, Joan Rivers in California, and more

Event Horizon

Agenda: A month of Jewish film in New York, Shalom Auslander reads in Boston, Donna Karan shops, Susan Sontag is revived, and more

One for All

Agenda: Sol Lewitt and Talmudic debate in New York, Jonathan Safran Foer reinterpreted in North Carolina, Chagall in Canada, and more

Tell Your Life In Six Words

The Jewish Internet in the flesh

Voice of Peace

Elie Wiesel took to the 92Y stage this week for an evening of Yiddish standards, childhood reminiscences, and Borscht Belt shtick. Somehow it worked.

Wiesel Sings at 92Y

Old School in the New World

Sundown: Fire Hurting Israel’s Image

Plus R.I.P. Elaine, and more

Daybreak: New Jerusalem Building Okayed

Plus what WikiLeaks told us today, and more in the news

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