Panel Discussion

As advocacy groups increasingly use comic books in efforts to reach young minds, an art form created by immigrant Jews working out identity issues has instead become a ham-fisted tool for indoctrination

Head On

An exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art searches for the Jewish roots of Rembrandt’s Jesus and revisits the Dutch master’s misunderstood relationship with Judaism

Dolled Up

An exhibit in Tel Aviv surveys the changes in Israeli history, and the nation’s self-perception, through the once-popular medium of decorative dolls

Pressing Matters

The Jerusalem Print Workshop, providing free workspace for artists, revives an artistic tradition in an ancient city struggling with changing demographics and religious tensions.

Museum Barbie

A new doll is inspired by Adele Bloch-Bauer, Klimt’s famous Austrian Jewish model. It’s one of a new series of collector’s edition dolls dedicated to great works of art.

Holed Up

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we venture to a coffee shop to escape some unwelcome houseguests

Hazard Stay

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we learn about a summer camp that valued risk

Meaty Matters

Long before Francis Bacon became famous for his carnal paintings, Chaim Soutine brought bloody beef into the artist’s studio and inspired generations of flesh-minded painters

Sister Act

Etta and Claribel Cone, two Jewish sisters from Baltimore, went to Paris, helped discover Picasso, supported Matisse, and, as a new show at the Jewish Museum argues, shaped the birth of modern art

Doggone World

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we chew over what happens to our canines when they move on to the great hereafter

Prodigal Son

Oded Hirsch broke away from the kibbutz on which he grew up to become an artist in New York. In his latest work—a project staged with the help of 120 kibbutzniks—he reckons with the world he left behind.

Out of the Ghetto

Long relegated to either Jewish institutions or self-contained collections, Judaica is finding a new home in mainstream museums of art

Spud Finder

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we learn about a rock shaped like a potato

Nested

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we revisit our dovish homeowner—and wait for some eggs to hatch

House Proud

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we consider the names people give to their domiciles and meet a particularly dovish homeowner

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