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Museums

Critics accuse it of threatening the separation of church and state; in truth, Washington’s new museum makes an invaluable contribution to American (and Jewish) cultural literacy.

Jan. 2 2018 12:01AM

From Islamic manuscripts to Quaker bonnets to Torah scrolls.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Aug. 21 2017 12:01AM

A new exhibit in Santa Fe.

Rich Tenorio
Aug. 22 2016 12:01AM

From Berlin then to Oberlin now.

May 13 2016 12:01AM

“The parties to the conflict . . . will not be swayed by the language of artists.”

March 25 2016 12:01AM

A museum exhibit returns.

Diane Bolz
Nov. 18 2015 12:01AM

The story of an Ottoman Jewish family in Paris.

Christina Sztajnkrycer
June 8 2015 12:01AM

New York’s Museum of Biblical Art is closing, because it’s “too religious.”

Naomi Schaefer Riley
May 15 2015 12:01AM

What use is “a secular perspective on the Bible’s pivotal role in art history”?

March 11 2015 12:01AM

A major exhibit on age-old Jewish ties to Israel, canceled in January because of Arab pressure, has now finally opened in Paris.

Ari Soffer
June 12 2014 12:01AM

New York’s 9/11 museum fails to evoke the inherently political and religious character of the day’s act of war, let alone its consequences and implications.  

May 30 2014 12:01AM