A Jewish metal band named Black Shabbis? I heart already.
Labor enters into Israel's governing coalition, with apparently a very sweet offer (including the Defense Ministry) from Netanyahu. Matt Yglesias is not pleased. I, not really caring if Labor lives or dies (though quite concerned about the state of the Israeli left), am more unsure -- certainly, the idea of a hard-right Likud-led coalition did not strike my fancy.
Norman Geras reviews Caryl Churchill's new play in verse.
Martha Nussbaum jumped the gun: 90 year old Jewish women practice for their (much belated) Bat Mitzvot.
An interesting exhibition at Penn State documents Jews in far-flung locations.