All posts in category Judaism

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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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.)

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Orthodox rabbi to host ‘alternative Yom Kippur’ service in beer garden

My article “Orthodox rabbi to host ‘alternative Yom Kippur’ service in beer garden” appears in Religion News Service. It was republished in LifeZette and the Gazette (Colo.).

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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.

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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.

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Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair

My article “Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair” appears in Religion News Service. (It has also run in The Salt Lake Tribune and the Baptist Standard, and was mentioned on several blogs: PaleoJudaica.com, Zwinglius Redivivus, and The Way of Improvement Leads Home.)

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Artist’s drawing of a herring on a bialy gains an audience in Bialystok — and Hollywood

My article “Artist’s drawing of a herring on a bialy gains an audience in Bialystok — and Hollywood,” which draws upon an interview with Mel Brooks, appears in Religion News Service.

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Collection tells early American religious history (NCR)

My article “Collection tells early American religious history,” about the National Museum of American History’s exhibit “Religion in Early America,” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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(Sojourners) Iowa is Known for Its Politics, But What About Religious Diversity?

My article “Iowa is Known for Its Politics, But What About Religious Diversity?” appears in Sojourners magazine.

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