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Last-minute invite appears to treat White House call with rabbis as an afterthought

My article “Last-minute invite appears to treat White House call with rabbis as an afterthought” appears in Religion News Service.

The suit Billy Graham wore on his final crusade in 2005

While reporting a Religion News Service article about a Billy Graham exhibit at Washington’s Museum of the Bible, I noticed wrinkles on the sleeve of the suit, which Billy Graham wore on his last crusade in 2005 and which the Billy Graham Library lent. Graham was not Catholic, but many of the artifacts in the […]

Billy Graham drew less from Old Testament as years went by, new exhibit shows

My article “Billy Graham drew less from Old Testament as years went by, new exhibit shows” appears in Religion News Service. Here’s the beginning: In the 1950s, 1 in 3 verses that Billy Graham used to anchor his sermons came from Jewish Scripture known to Graham — and most Christians — as the Old Testament. […]

Newly-unionized adjuncts sign contract with Fordham University

My article “Newly-unionized adjuncts sign contract with Fordham University” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Humour in the age of Trump—and far before it—explored at Washington, DC’s National Gallery

My article “Humour in the age of Trump—and far before it—explored at Washington, DC’s National Gallery” appears in Art Newspaper.

Two new art exhibits address earthly spirituality

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

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

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

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

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

Georgetown University agrees to a vote by union-aspiring grad students

My article “Georgetown University agrees to a vote by union-aspiring grad students” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Barack and Michelle Obama’s portraits unveiled in Washington

A post shared by Menachem Wecker (@mwecker) on Feb 12, 2018 at 8:17am PST My article “Barack and Michelle Obama’s portraits unveiled in Washington” appears in The Art Newspaper.

  • Selected articles

    Bobby Fischer gravestone "Searching for Fischer’s Legacy." Chess Life magazine. March 2018. (PDF file).

    Confederate monuments "Confederate Monuments and the Power of Absence." Religion & Politics. Oct. 2017.

    Jules Olitski star "A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History." Wall St. Journal. Sept. 22, 2017.

    CIA art collection "Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection." Playboy. Jan./Feb. 2017.
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