Some of Europe’s top tourist destinations are homes to anti-Semitic imagery. What should be done?

Parroquia de San Nicolás de Bari in Seville

Inside the Parroquia de San Nicolás de Bari in Seville, a sign near this altar once identified the crucified boy as Dominguito del Val, a figure alleged to have been murdered by Seville’s Jews. This death—real or imagined—served as a pretext for a pogrom. (Photo: Nachama Soloveichik)


My article “Some of Europe’s top tourist destinations are homes to anti-Semitic imagery. What should be done?” appears in America magazine.

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Two new art exhibits address earthly spirituality

My latest article “Two new art exhibits address earthly spirituality” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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American University Museum gets 9,000 works from Corcoran Gallery of Art’s collection

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center


My article “American University Museum gets 9,000 works from Corcoran Gallery of Art’s collection” appears in The Art Newspaper.

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In His Biblical Scenes, the 17th-Century Dutch Painter Jan Steen Rivals Rembrandt Himself

Jan Steen The mocking of Samson

Jan Steen. The mocking of Samson. Wikipedia.


My article “In His Biblical Scenes, the 17th-Century Dutch Painter Jan Steen Rivals Rembrandt Himself” appears in Mosaic magazine.

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Image religious culture journal fires founder Gregory Wolfe, cites accusations

My article “Image religious culture journal fires founder Gregory Wolfe, cites accusations” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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The Saddest Map of Our Time, Courtesy of Online Dating Profiles

Kevin Allen/NAS

Kevin Allen/National Academy of Sciences


My article “The Saddest Map of Our Time, Courtesy of Online Dating Profiles” appears in OZY.

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Jack Whitten: once mistaken for Gerhard Richter, now subject of major US survey shows

Whitten_Saddle

Jack Whitten. The Saddle. 1977. Courtesy of the artist’s estate, Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Genevieve Hanson


My article “Jack Whitten: once mistaken for Gerhard Richter, now subject of major US survey shows” appears in The Art Newspaper. It covers a show at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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Catholic colleges seek creative solutions in tough times

My article “Catholic colleges seek creative solutions in tough times” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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Holocaust Museum rethinks FDR’s World War II refugee legacy

USHMM exhibit

USHMM exhibit. Photo: Menachem Wecker


My article “Holocaust Museum rethinks FDR’s World War II refugee legacy” appears in the Washington Post.

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A New Institute of Contemporary Art Proposes an Ambitious Vision in Virginia

Exterior of the VCU ICA

Exterior of the VCU ICA/Menachem Wecker


My article “Can a University Art Museum Break Out of the Ivory Tower? A New Institute of Contemporary Art Proposes an Ambitious Vision in Virginia” appears in artnet.

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