Elsewhere: Chabad’s cult problem, Dara Horn interview, Jews who love Wagner

Chabad and ’cult-like’ retreats: Popular ‘Call of the Shofar’ workshops, which mix Judaism and Eastern thought, worry Lubavitch leadership. (N.Y. Jewish Week)

Dara Horn on tech, history, and her new novel: Novelist Dara Horn opens up about Jewish history, pacing, plot and how she writes. (Religion & Politics)

Jews who love Wagner: Jewish support for Wagner goes way back, and the controversial composer inspired both Herzl and Hitler. (Forward)

Not just for sushi anymore: An Israeli company seeks to market fresh seaweed to health-conscious foodies. (Tablet)

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Talia Lavin Talia Lavin is JTA’s editorial assistant.

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