Daybreak: Iran Meetings Bear More Meetings

Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria

MCA, R.I.P.

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys is dead at 47

Sundown: Bye-Bye, Baghdad

Plus Winehouse’s father gets book deal, Hitch, and more

Streisand and Rogen as Mother and Son?

Streisand and Rogen as mother and son

Hot Wives Break Up With Prominent Nebbishes

In other news, there is no Santa Claus

The Evolution of the Jewish Asshole

Morris Dickstein on ‘Greenberg’

‘Greenberg’ Gets Raves

With Ben Stiller as the shlemiel

Look Out!

Sam Lipsyte’s novel The Ask and Noah Baumbach’s movie Greenberg breathe new life into the figure of the shlemiel

After 20 Years, a New ‘Shalom Sesame’

Jewish-themed ‘Sesame Street’ is back, now with Gyllenhaal and Messing

Sundown: Bringing Home the Bacon

Creative hate crimes, Madonna goes wailing, and Ben Stiller as secret weapon

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