• Waltz With Bashir director Ari Folman is making an animated film based on the life of Anne Frank. [Vulture]
• Today in Pope news: newly minted Person of the Year Pope Francis is so cool, he’s drawing the “wayward millenial” demographic back to the church. [NY Post]
• Questions we’re apparently asking: “Are Tolkien’s dwarves an allegory for the Jews?” [Times of Israel]
• Jason Segel will play David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour, a film about the late novelist. [The Wrap]
Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.