Museums

Filmmakers constructed a shtetl for a WWII film. Now they want to preserve it...

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In the woods of northern Ukraine, construction workers have built an island in time: a shtetl. That’s the Yiddish word for the type of...

This Jewish female artist from the comic book golden age was overlooked for decades

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  By Karen Chernick Like the comic superheroes they invented, the Jewish creators of the characters often had secret identities – at least different names. Superman...
Marine in Vietnam with Magen David helmet, ca. 1968

Jewish Military Museum to create Vietnam War exhibit

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The Vietnam War is one of the longest military engagements in U.S. history, with 2.7 million American men and women serving in the 20-year...

Use your words with Ann Friedman

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Corrected Dec. 14, 10 a.m. Ann Friedman chooses her words carefully. She knows what they can do. God created the world with a word, as the...

‘Jews in Space’ exhibit lands at Jewish Museum of Maryland

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Get ready to take one small step to the Jewish Museum of Maryland in Baltimore for its new exhibit,“Jews in Space: Members of the...

Sukkot, the pandemic and a lynching come together in new art installation

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For his latest installation, dancer and choreographer Adam McKinney drew inspiration from what may seem like disparate sources: the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the...

Jewish Museum creates history-themed board game

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By Jesse Berman Calling all chess champions, Monopoly mavens, Boggle bosses, and titans of tic-tac-toe. The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) has created its own...

Asylum inmates and asylum seekers in Israeli photographer’s AU exhibit

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The black-and-white photo from 1855 shows a young woman with long hair, parted in the middle and draped over her slightly curved shoulders, her...

Mixed race, collodion photography

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An indigenous and Jewish photographer wants to tell her people’s story before it’s too late

Unlikely refuge

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Jewish Museum exhibit tells the story of Shanghai’s Hongkou Ghetto