Ezra Mendelsohn Expressed Hope in Humanity's Potential

Historian and professor Ezra Mendelsohn, who has died at the age of 74, infused esthetics into the study of Jewish history. Benjamin Ivry remembers some of Mendelsohn’s more notable contributions.

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On Display: This untitled photograph by Richard Prince was part of Edlis' and Neeson's gift to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Meet Chicago’s $500 Million Art Man

As a child in prewar Vienna, Stefan Edlis collected stamps. He moved on to art — and has donated the largest gift in the history of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Barry Freundel Continues to Violate Women's Privacy

Even in his defense, Rabbi Barry Freundel continues to violate the privacy of women says Bethany Mandel.

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Mindy Segal’s 'Cookie Love'

Many of the artfully messy cookies in a delightful new cookbook are inspired by Mindy Segal’s Eastern European Jewish heritage.

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12 Unforgettable Images by Forgotten Jewish Cartoonists

The glory days of newspaper cartooning featured wild and anarchic Jewish artists who are long since forgotten. Here are some of their most indelible images, unforgettable once you see them.

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