All posts in category Anti-Semitism

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

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

Share

Inquisition-era paintings of Old Testament figures highlight ‘complexity of humankind’

My article “Inquisition-era paintings of Old Testament figures highlight ‘complexity of humankind,’” about an exhibit at the Frick, appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Share

The Unprecedented Bible Portraits of Francisco de Zurbarán

My review of an exhibition at New York’s Frick Collection appears in Mosaic magazine, titled “The Unprecedented Bible Portraits of Francisco de Zurbarán.”

Share

Chess Life article about Bobby Fischer

My article “Searching for Fischer’s Legacy,” which reflects on Bobby Fischer’s legacy 10 years after his death, appears in the March 2018 issue of Chess Life magazine. It may be accessed in PDF format via this link. To read the entire issue of Chess Life, and to subscribe to future issues, visit this link to […]

Share

Does the Vatican Have the Ancient Jerusalem Temple Menorah?

My article “Does the Vatican Have the Ancient Jerusalem Temple Menorah?” appears in National Review. It draws upon an exhibition at the Yeshiva University Museum about the Arch of Titus, which includes a recreation of the Jerusalem spoils section.

Share

Was Renoir anti-Semitic?

My article “Was Renoir Anti-Semitic?” appears in National Review. Update: Mosaic magazine also links to the piece.

Share

5 things Netflix’s ‘One of Us’ won’t teach you about Hasidic Jews

My article “5 things Netflix’s ‘One of Us’ won’t teach you about Hasidic Jews” appears in Religion News Service. (The Colorado Springs Gazette and LifeZette reprinted it.)

Share

The Aesthetics of Horror

My article “The Aesthetics of Horror,” about an exhibit on architecture and the Holocaust at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, appears in Sojourners magazine.

Share

A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History

My article “A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History,” co-written with E.A. Carmean Jr., appears in the Wall Street Journal. It addresses Jules Olitski’s “Elyon,” installed at the Beth Tzedec synagogue in Toronto.

Share

Jewish Trump supporters resist calls from other Jews to renounce the president

My article “Jewish Trump supporters resist calls from other Jews to renounce the president” appears in the wire Religion News Service.

Share