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

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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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.

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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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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.

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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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When a Church Becomes an Art Installation

My article “When a Church Becomes an Art Installation” appears in the Jan. 2018 print issue of Sojourners magazine.

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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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Confederate Monuments and the Power of Absence

My article “Confederate Monuments and the Power of Absence” appears in Religion & Politics.

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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.

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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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