A glimpse at a Greek island’s 800 years of Jewish history.
“The etrog was used as a weapon with which to pelt one’s enemies and as an amulet to soften the pains of childbirth.”
“The Angel of Zion, framed by a Magen David, extends its wings and points Jewish exiles toward Eretz Yisrael.”
An installation at the Met Cloisters aims to reflect “art at the frontiers of faith.”
“Artists are more connected to God.”
Should a Russian sculptor have chosen to carve Herod rather than Ivan the Terrible?
The grandfather of micro-drawing.
From an Amsterdam convert to Maxwell House.
From Barbadian slave to respected member of New York’s Jewish elite.
Hermann Struck’s World War I.