Mining the Jewish Experience For Meaning

One week, three very different cultural events in New York City

The Sounds of Your Favorite Films—Including ‘Cabaret’ and ‘The Producers’—Remastered

Clarinetist David Krakauer unites iconic films, animation, and a swinging sextet in a rollicking multimedia project

Talking New Israeli Cuisine in New York City

Janna Gur and Gil Hovav head to New York for a series of food events

Korean Christians Travel to New York With a Cause: Bringing Comfort to Jews

Observing biblical injunctions regarding the Israelites, a new evangelical group throws a festival in the world’s second Jewish capital

Undercover at Auschwitz

World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command

A Gift Basket for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The New York Post welcomes the Iranian president to town in style

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

Lights

Agenda: An I.B. Singer story set to klezmer, Lou Reed reads in Brooklyn, the Steins in Paris, Chagall in Ontario, and more

Seasonal

Agenda: The Phantom Tollbooth turns 50, Shoah in Chicago, Art! in Jerusalem, the comedian Jewmongous, 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

Off and Running

Agenda: A “Jew Wave” hits Lincoln Center, 3 Cohens play the Village Vanguard, Yiddishkeit in San Francisco, dance in Tel Aviv, and more

Revivals

Agenda: Banksy in Berlin, Lebowski (and Walter Sobchak) in Los Angeles, The United States of Palestine Israel at the New Museum, and more

Instrumentals

Agenda: Leni Riefenstahl screens in Manhattan, I.L. Peretz revived in L.A., caricatures by David Levine at the Met, and more

‘Damage Far Greater’

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Gone

Yuri Dojc, a Canadian photographer born in Slovakia, photographed abandoned prayer books in his family’s ancestral village, where he uncovered a life the Nazis destroyed and his relatives refused to discuss

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