A 19th century engraving of Lorenzo da Ponte by Michele Pekenino, after Nathaniel Rogers.
The Talmud Students, 1915 engraving.
Dynamic Duo: May with her erstwhile partner Mike Nichols.
A Star Is Reborn: Fredric March and Janet Gaynor in the original film.
Abraham Lincoln gives a speech.
John F. Kennedy speaks to Congress
Map of the West Bank. Israeli settlements are in pink.
Map of the West Bank
Outside the Massacre: Outside the terrorist attack in Munich, 1972.
“The Feast of the Rejoicing of the Law at the Synagogue in Leghorn, Italy,” a work by Jewish British painter Solomon Alexander Hart (1850). (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
“Noah’s ark on the Mount Ararat,” a painting by Simon de Myle (1570). (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
A 1954 U.S.S.R. stamp honoring Anton Rubinstein.
Richard Strauss conducting.
Richard Strauss in London in 1914.
Eugene Delacroix’s mural masterpiece “Jacob’s Struggle With An Angel” sits in Paris’s Saint-Sulpice church.