In her synagogue reliefs, Barbara Goodstein saw religion’s capacity to draw people together.
When inventor Ralph Baer died in 2014, much was made about his pioneering inventions and games, such as “Pong” and “Simon.” But a look at his workshop desk at the Smithsonian also provides insight into his Jewish history.
For years, artist Archie Rand has been talking about illustrating every single commandment in the Jewish bible. The result is a massive new book and an upcoming exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.
It may be surprising to learn that historically naked female bodies were a common illustration in the margins of religious Jewish documents.
92-year-old Harold Garde is the subject of a retrospective at the Orlando Museum of Art. He reflects on his journey as a Jewish artist from the mid-20th Century to the early part of the 21st.
Moshe Safdie, whose exhibit of architectural designs is on display in Manhattan, receives little attention from Israel.
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is looking a little greener these days as it celebrates Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and his creator Bernard Waber’s Jewish history.
An new exhibit displays the 16th-century Dutch painter Joachim Wtewael’s obsession with depicting the erotic nature of the nude female form - particularly the biblical ones.
Museums don’t typically take unequivocal stands on the question of the literal truth of the Bible. But the National Geographic Society’s new exhibit does just that: It declares the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail to be fictional objects of our imagination.
Five decades of psychological self portraits by German Jewish artist Lilli Gettinger is currently being exhibited at the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies.