A new virtual reality exhibit at the Israel Museum brings to life the Great Synagogue, and the great collapse of multinational Jewish life
Can poet Linda Zisquit keep the enlightenment ideal of the salon alive in Israel?
‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’
A week visiting my family in Israel
Developments in the saga of the missing perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible, whose future is still unknown
Centuries of clothing worn by Jews across the world on display in new exhibit
The museum restaurant serves dishes inspired by artists like Jackson Pollock
A Philadelphia exhibit of 500 years of Korea’s Joseon dynasty poses questions about insular societies and art
The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit
The prize piece in the Steinhardt Judaica collection doesn’t go to auction
Jerusalem’s Israel museum persuasively shows that Hasidism is not only, or even really, about religion
Jews’ interest in angels dates back millennia—as the Israel Museum’s ‘Divine Messengers’ exhibit attests
The Dead Sea Scrolls, modern art, and a guide who hails from Jerusalem
Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market
Agenda: A month of Jewish film in New York, Shalom Auslander reads in Boston, Donna Karan shops, Susan Sontag is revived, and more
The Israel Museum’s makeover, and more
The Israel Museum’s impressive $100 million renovation awkwardly attempts to redefine the Jewish world
The Israel Museum unveils a restored mahzor from 1331
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