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‘The Prophet,’ ‘10 Commandments’ and other religious works enter public domain

My article “‘The Prophet,’ ’10 Commandments’ and other religious works enter public domain” appears in Religion News Service (RNS).

(Smithsonian) A Tweet Is Just a Ritz Cracker, But an IMAX Film Is a Steak Dinner

My article “A Tweet Is Just a Ritz Cracker, But an IMAX Film Is a Steak Dinner” appears in Smithsonian magazine. Here’s the lede: When producers for the TIME and PBS documentary “A Year in Space” interviewed astronaut Terry Virts from space, the self-declared camera guy, who at age 10 was already the owner of […]

(Forward) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Jews

My review “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Jews,” of an exhibit at National Geographic, appears in the Jewish Daily Forward.

Filmmakers bring two very different offerings to Jewish Film Festival

Two prominent filmmakers will provide bookends for the 2015 Houston Jewish Film Festival, which gets underway Sunday. Early in the lineup, Nancy Spielberg — sister of three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg and a filmmaker in her own right — will attend the Wednesday screening of “Above and Beyond,” her film that tells the stories of […]

The Women of ‘Letters to Afar’

My review of the Museum of the City of New York’s exhibit of videos of Poland “The Women of ‘Letters to Afar’,” co-written with Chavi Moskowitz, appears in the Jewish Daily Forward.

  • Selected articles

    NMAAHC "The Imitation Game: Are museums being clear enough with the public about what’s real and what’s fake?" Washington Post Magazine. March 3, 2019.

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

    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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