A MoMA retrospective reveals an unlikely connection between Cindy Sherman and Jewish stereotypes—and forces questions about individualism
After the lost golem enjoys his long-awaited reunion with Rabbi Judah Loew, a fashion show goes horribly awry and drives the creature to drink
The lost golem finally reconnects with his creator—but now that he’s found a place where he belongs, he’s not quite ready to leave New York
Wandering New York in search of his creator, the lost golem finally finds someone who sees him as something more than a horrible monster
Judah Loew searches for his lost golem at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, hoping that the sculptures will offer him some guidance
With his golem still missing, Judah Loew becomes acquainted with that most New York of moods: agitation
Lauren Henkin’s photographs feature trees growing in unlikely places
Brooklyn-born photographer Julius Shulman, the subject of two recent books, captured Los Angeles’ development into a center of modernism
Photographer Diane Arbus was an accomplished artist and a troubled person. Two recent books disagree on the extent to which one led to the other.
Israeli photographer Sharon Ya’ari views the American Colony Photo Department’s images of the Holy Land—and finds echoes of his own
In a new collection, One to Nothing, Russian-born photographer Irina Rozovsky portrays an unsettled Israel in struggle with itself
Visiting Poland—the country where my mother was born—upended the black-and-white fantasy I had created in my mind
Yuri Dojc, a Canadian photographer born in Slovakia, photographed abandoned prayer books in his family’s ancestral village, where he uncovered a life the Nazis destroyed and his relatives refused to discuss
In a new collection of photographs, 5683 Miles Away, New York-based Israeli expat Yael Ben-Zion looks at everyday life in her homeland with both nostalgia and disillusion
David Shneer’s new book on Soviet Jewish photographers and the pictures they took offers a new perspective on 20th-century history, from the Russian Revolution to the Holocaust
Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.
Are there right and wrong ways of looking at Holocaust-era photographs?
Photos: In Medellín, Colombia, Jewish converts trace their heritage to the Spanish Inquisition
The Soviet Union obscured victims’ Jewishness
Tired of glossy magazines, photographer Harry Borden turned his attention—and lens—toward Holocaust survivors
Plus kids in government, Nimoy’s exit, and more
Holocaust survivors sit for stunning portraits
One word for it might be ‘nagging’
Photographer Frederic Aranda offers an intimate glimpse into the Lubavitch world
Was mightier than Jews-as-outsiders stereotype
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Did Jewishness inform Robert Frank’s photographic vision?
Thomas Roma photographs Brooklyn’s synagogues past and present
Rachel Lichtenstein takes us on a tour of forgotten places along London’s Brick Lane
Andrea Stern’s new collection of photographs chronicles the intimate life of a family—her own