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

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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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.

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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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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.

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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.”

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Remembering Keith Sachs, Who Gave Philadelphia A Very Memorable Gift

My obituary for Keith L. Sachs appears in the Forward.

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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 […]

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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.

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Was Renoir anti-Semitic?

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

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Praying for Success: In the Wake of Scandal, Can the Museum of the Bible Find Mass Appeal?

My article “Praying for Success: In the Wake of Scandal, Can the Museum of the Bible Find Mass Appeal?” appears in artnet News.

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