Rosie the Riveter has become a symbol of feminine strength, but she first entered American consciousness in the music of composer John Jacob Loeb.
The New York Historical Society explores “The First Jewish Americans - Freedom and Culture in the New World” in a new exhibit.
Revisiting “The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld” Exhibit now at the New York Historical Society was akin to a reunion with famous “friends.” Among its treasures: a 1964 image of Mostel as Tevye, a caricature montage of “the 9 Old Men of The Supreme Court of 1937” a jaw-dropping 75 strong Who’s Who of Hollywood stars, a visceral rendition of “The Miracle Worker” ‘s Anne Bancroft with an almost, “audible” Patty Duke, plus his signature N.Y. Times’ Broadway opening montages with the hidden “Ninas.”
Harold Holzer helped assemble ‘Lincoln and the Jews,’ a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society. He talks about Lincoln’s unusual affinity for a tiny American minority.
An exhibit of more than 100 artifacts compose a moving exhibition at the New York Historical Society that marks the centennial of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.