Jewish Visual Art and Culture

Magnes Collection: Magnes Collection, "Untitled (Orange Tree)"
C-print by Tal Shochat (Israel, 2005)

Samantha Baskind

  • What is Jewish Art?: Controversy and Confusion
  • Superman’s “Jewish origins” and Other Thoughts on Jews and Comics
  • The Warsaw Ghetto in the American Cultural Imagination
  • Art and the Holocaust: Survival and Remembrance
  • Rembrandt and the Jews in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam
  • Artistic Odyssey and Precedent in Chaim Potok’s My Name is Asher Lev

Deborah Dash Moore

  • Jewish Photographers: Pictures of the Modern World

Laura Lieber

  • Jewish Theater in the Ancient World

Vivian Mann

  • Traditionalism in Sephardi Art
  • Myer Myers Colonial Silversmith: The Touro-Spanish Portuguese Lawsuit
  • A Shared Tradition: The Decoration of Early Bibles and Qur’ans

Ted Merwin

  • Mixed Blessings: Jewish-Christian Intermarriage in American Comedy
  • Between the Sheets: Sex in Jewish Culture

Carol Meyers

  • Holy Land Archaeology: Where the Past Meets the Present (ppt)
  • The Menorah in the Bible: From Moses to the Maccabees (ppt)
  • Mosaics and Multiculturalism: Discoveries at Ancient Sepphoris (ppt)
  • Piety and Pragmatism: Ancient Synagogues of Galilee (ppt)

Leslie Morris

  • Jewish Culture in Germany Post-1989
  • Post-Holocaust Art
  • Jewish Berlin: Textual / Digital / Sacred / Provisional

  • Jewish Visual art and Culture

Jeffrey Shandler

  • The Holocaust on American Television

David Shneer

  • Grief: A Biography of the World’s First Holocaust Liberation Photograph
  • Scripting a Life: The Performance of Holocaust Testimony

Jeffrey Veidlinger

  • Marc Chagall and the Artists of the Soviet Yiddish Theater

Beth S. Wenger

  • Sculpting an American Jewish Hero: The Myths and Monuments of Haym Salomon