Modigliani spoke fluent French and bore few of the physical markers that would have led others to suspect his Jewishness.
“Ionesco, a Romanian-born anti-fascist, wrote the play as a searing indictment of Nazis and especially their all-too-willing collaborators.”
“These objects and images not only represent your personal history, but also characterize our nation’s identity and heritage.”
Israeli photographer Ofir Barak discusses his influences and work for a new book of images from the Mea Shearim area - “Mea Shearim: The Streets”
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with these festive drinks that also happen to have all the simanim , or symbols, for the holiday.
The year was 2006: a starry-eyed young rapper named Kanye West burst onto the scene with “Gold Digger,” the American public experienced the dawning realization the Iraq War had been a Bad Idea after all, and half-Jewish ‘70s art rockers Steely Dan launched an intervention of their own to revitalize the creativity of indie film darling Wes Anderson.
“More than any other great filmmaker, Lewis is presumed to be constantly in need of defense.”
By situating the Holocaust as a singular, singularly evil event, we may begin to lose sight of the ways that other people’s struggles affect our own.5
“The problem is we don’t know what’s true or not true.”
Perhaps what was most chilling about the Roman coins were the slogans. “Rome Reborn” sounded like a precursor of “Make America Great Again.”
Why do art forgers love the Jewish-Italian modernist master?
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