Museums are nice things to have, but they are not as important as schools, summer camps, Hebrew classes, and synagogues.
The author of “The Wreck of the Jewish Museum” joins us in the studio to expand on his ideas.
You won’t find much of it at the Jewish Museum, but a vibrant Jewish art culture does exist—and needs support.
The museum’s latest core exhibition reveals a distance from Judaism indistinguishable from disregard, embarrassment, and disdain.
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.”
Most ethnically-themed museums embrace and celebrate their group’s traditional identity. Not so, when the museum is a Jewish museum.
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. . .