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Imagining the Lives of the Jewish Mothers Behind Famous Jews

How Jewish moms might have put their kids on the path to greatness—perhaps unintentionally

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Lighting Candles With the Jewish Modernists

Did the salons of 1920s Paris have a  Shabbat rival in Chicago?

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Auntie Semitism at the Met

Gertrude Stein’s ties to Nazis, revisited at the museum, shouldn’t eclipse her nurturing of young artists

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Sundown: Israeli Elections Likely in September

Plus the Met revises its Stein exhibit, Gorenberg on settlers, and more

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La Différence

While American Jews cultivate a hyphenated identity, French Jews like to make themselves wholly French. Do we still share a cultural language?

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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

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Through the Looking Glass

The many lives of a restless painter