Jewish museum

Museums are nice things to have, but they are not as important as schools, summer camps, Hebrew classes, and synagogues.

Jonathan Tobin
March 10 2020 12:01AM

The author of “The Wreck of the Jewish Museum” joins us in the studio to expand on his ideas.

May 30 2019 12:01AM

You won’t find much of it at the Jewish Museum, but a vibrant Jewish art culture does exist—and needs support.

May 24 2019 12:01AM

The museum’s latest core exhibition reveals a distance from Judaism indistinguishable from disregard, embarrassment, and disdain.

May 13 2019 12:01AM

From its priceless collection of artworks, a foremost cultural institution has harvested mainly inferior examples for display, while submerging Jewish identity in a sea of “universal values.”

May 6 2019 12:01AM

Most ethnically-themed museums embrace and celebrate their group’s traditional identity. Not so, when the museum is a Jewish museum.  

April 24 2014 12:01AM

A new museum in Warsaw aims to celebrate 1,000 years of Polish-Jewish life; but to find the largest repository of records and other artifacts of. . .

Roy Gutman
June 5 2013 12:00AM