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  • Is Matisyahu too white for reggae?

    As Chasidic reggae artist Matisyahu’s second album tops sales charts, some critics raise questions of cultural appropriation. Others venture that the singer may have found a perfect marketing hook.

  • Jewish book fairs a growing industry

    Jewish books are now big business: According to industry sources, there are more than 70 of them nationwide, with an annual revenue of $3 million.

  • Amid turmoil, Columbia’s Lee Bollinger ponders chance to remake department

    Columbia University’s president, Lee Bollinger, at the center of the controversy over the school’s treatment of pro-Israel students and points of view, talks about his take on the situation and his hopes for change.