A Sotheby’s curator describes an important sale of Judaica from ‘The Rothschilds of the East,’ who dominated the opium and cotton trades in the Persian Gulf, India, Southeast Asia, China, and Japan
There was plenty to be found at Sotheby’s “Important Judaica” auction, including the world’s oldest complete Ashkenazi siddur (price: $300,000)
Finding God, and a gorgeous candle holder, on Broadway
Most of the world’s Judaica isn’t made by Jews. Much of it comes from the Far East. Should we care?
Four hundred years of remarkable printed matter from the most important and extensive private collection of Hebrew books in the world
A new memoir by the grandson of a Russian bibliophile is also a great intellectual history of the 20th century
West Side Judaica has been a fixture in Manhattan for 80 years. Now, rising rent and online competition threaten its future.
From hipster to eco-friendly to Palm Beach matriarch, we’ve got you covered
Video: Judaica designer Alexander Gruss on Simchat Torah, the legacy of the Holocaust, and the value of handmade objects
Joint Israeli and German operation led to suspected ringleader Itzhak Zarug
Master etymologist Gerald Cohen knows how jazz got its name, why they’re called hot dogs, and much more
The philanthropist’s sale of his extensive personal Judaica keeps Jewish culture in the limelight
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah
Long relegated to either Jewish institutions or self-contained collections, Judaica is finding a new home in mainstream museums of art
The Jewish Museum unveils a line of Judaica including new designs by Richard Meier