Missing

An Ezra Jack Keats exhibit at the Jewish Museum underscores the children’s book author and illustrator’s striking ambivalence about his Jewishness

Daybreak: U.N. Bloc Moves Against Syria

Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news

Maira Kalman in Residence

Artist literally sweeps the streets at her Jewish Museum exhibit

Unveiled

A collection of ketubot at New York’s Jewish Museum prompts the Jewish Theological Seminary’s chancellor to consider marriage contracts from medieval times to our own

Vision and Revision

A 1967 biopic offered a look at feminist icon Shulamith Firestone before she was famous. In a 1997 remake—now on view at the Jewish Museum—things are more complicated.

Mezuzah Pop

The Jewish Museum unveils a line of Judaica including new designs by Richard Meier

Design Within Reach

As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness

Bound for Glory

Harry Houdini exhibited two very different public faces—master of escape and anti-mystical firebrand—that were united by his Jewishness

Monkey Business

Just in time for Passover, an exhibition devoted to Curious George sheds light on the character’s genesis and his German-Jewish creators’ exodus

On the Cheap

How two middle class civil servants amassed a world class art collection

Today on Tablet

Jews on liberal Jews, artsy ‘ritual’, wild honey pie

Object Lesson

An exhibition at New York’s Jewish Museum redefines the ritual object

Clash of the Titans

The art-critic battle that turned Pollock, de Kooning, and others into superstars

Into the Interior

How William Steig’s inner turmoil changed him

Cheever Country

Why do Alex Katz’s elegant canvases strike critics as the ultimate in WASP art?

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