Michael Feldberg

Archives Are a Communal Attic, Unglamorous But Vital

On this page last week, opinion writer Tom Freudenheim expressed dismay that the American Jewish Historical Society agreed to sell its six colonial-era Levy-Franks family portraits to a national, non-Jewish museum and blamed the society’s trustees for callously selling off the American Jewish people’s “patrimony” (“Stop

Archives Are a Communal Attic, Unglamorous But Vital

On this page last week, opinion writer Tom Freudenheim expressed dismay that the American Jewish Historical Society agreed to sell its six colonial-era Levy-Franks family portraits to a national, non-Jewish museum and blamed the society’s trustees for callously selling off the American Jewish people’s “patrimony” (“Stop