Elsewhere: Bringing Yiddish back to Poland, digital Haggadah, Seth MacFarlane: Anti-Semitic?

The humiliation of Israel’s diplomats:  The contributions made by Israel’s striking Foreigm Ministry employees are underappreciated, writes Malcolm Hoenlein. (Haaretz)
Bringing Yiddish back to Poland: Aga Ilwicka-Sheppard grew up listening to Sholom Aleichem stories translated from Yiddish. Now she wants to bring the language back to her home country of Poland.  (Public Radio International)

Digital Haggadah: The Bronfman Haggadah is now being offered as an app, reframing an ancient narrative for a digital age.  (N.Y. Times)
What’s behind Bob Mankoff’s humor?: ”I think what Jewish culture taught me is that all these embarrassing things, all these guilt-filled things, all these anxiety-filled things are material,” Bob Mankoff, longtime cartoon editor of the New Yorker, said of his new book. (NPR)

Seth MacFarlane: Anti-Semitic?: The well-known comedy writer has crossed some lines when it comes to talking about Jews. But is “Family Guy” anti-Semitic? (Forward)

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