Michael Kaminer


An Outsider Among Montreal's Hasidim

By Michael Kaminer

An Outsider Among Montreal's Hasidim
In Quebec, the term “two solitudes” once described icy/cozy relations between the English and French. But in Maxime Giroux’s sublime “Felix and Meira,” which closes out this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, the phrase seems apt for the Hasidim and hipsters of Montreal’s happening Mile End neighborhood, coexisting without actually engaging.Read More


Art World Pariah Is Unlikely Star at 92

By Michael Kaminer

Jonah Kinigstein, ‘Coney Island.’ Courtesy the artist and Society of Illustrators. Read More


Ess-A-Wrap for Beloved Bagel Shop

By Michael Kaminer

Photograph by Angela N./Flickr Read More


James Palmer Gets Looted Art Back

By Michael Kaminer

Photo: Courtesy Goh Read More



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