Jewish museums

Its director resigns after it engages in pro-BDS lobbying.

Manfred Gerstenfeld
July 16 2019 12:01AM

No, the Holocaust didn’t happen because of a lack of love.

June 7 2019 12:01AM

Assuming no education, offering little knowledge, and affecting not to care about either, New York’s Jewish Museum promises to inspire new forms of an “ever-changing” Jewish identity.

May 20 2019 12:01AM

Oddly discomfited by the Jewish center of the story it tells, and overly content with contemporary platitudes.

May 14 2019 12:01AM

The Met’s Jerusalem 1000-1400 is just one example of the way Jewish history, Jewish ideas, and Jewish art are trimmed to the purposes of contemporary taste and opinion.

Feb. 20 2017 12:01AM

The 500th anniversary of the first ghetto.

Eli Mendelbaum
Sept. 30 2016 12:01AM

An Orthodox rabbi’s unorthodox museum.

Jamie Manelis
Sept. 1 2016 12:01AM

They are still invoking dated forms of self-abnegation, or engaging in more or less ignorant forms of advocacy, or yearning for a vague universalism.

Feb. 22 2016 12:01AM

Why are so many Jews convinced that Jewish history, and Jewish pain, exist only to serve the needs of others?

Feb. 15 2016 12:01AM

From Maine to Florida and beyond, the Jewish museum is a nationwide (and worldwide) phenomenon. Why do Jews keep building them?

Feb. 9 2016 12:01AM

Ours is an era of museums celebrating the identity of nearly every group and ethnicity. But something else takes place when the identity in question is Jewish.

Feb. 1 2016 12:01AM

Art and religion in “Poem without End.”

Jan. 19 2016 12:01AM

Even as it features their work.

Frances Brent
Dec. 11 2015 12:01AM