Nazis’ Aryan ‘Poster Child’ Was Actually Jewish

She’s now an 80-year-old chemistry professor in New York City

The Jewish Museum Trivializes the Jewish Giant

Curators turn Diane Arbus’ iconic photograph of Eddie Carmel at home into a stereotype

Provocative Photo Project Goes Viral Among Orthodox Students

‘What I Be’ portrait series makes waves at Yeshiva University

Photographing Ariel Sharon

Gillian Laub remembers her portrait sessions with the late prime minister

The Things Refuseniks Carried Out of the Soviet Union

On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience

Poland’s Undead Gravestones

Photographer Łukasz Baksik hunts repurposed matzevot, burial markers turned cornerstones and cobbles

Joel Meyerowitz Looks Back

Celebrating a half-century of work, the photographer recalls his Bronx childhood and days at Ground Zero

Vivian Maier’s Jewish Chicago: A Reminiscence, as a New Doc Tries to Revive Her Story

The recently discovered street photographer trained her lens on my family—and a lost, genteel world

The Ruins of the Borscht Belt

A ghostly chaise at Grossinger’s, rubble at the Concord, and other photos of once-great Catskills resorts

The Treblinka Gold Rush

After World War II, Polish peasants hunted for jewels and gold amid the human remains at former Nazi death camps

Orthodox Art Photographer Spy

The Russian immigrant Anna Shteynshleyger, a formerly observant Jew in the contemporary art world, creates lush, melancholy, Edenic works

Last Stop for the Golem

Rabbi Judah Loew brings his creature to life once more, but their reunion may be brief: They can’t agree where to go—or what century to live in.

Finding the Lost Golem

Rabbi Judah Loew discovers the whereabouts of his long-lost creation in The New Yorker, only to realize that he may be too late to save him

Google and the Golem

Suffering from amnesia, Rabbi Judah Loew’s modern golem searches online for information about his father—and finds out the truth about himself

Information, Please

Judah Loew’s lost golem wanders New York in search of answers and lands a job at a prestigious magazine. Is he really cut out for a desk job?

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