For many people and organizations,restitution is simply the beginning of a long fight for cultural heritage and the right to remember.
Ramat Gan’s Mayor Carmel Shama-Hacohen called the work “racist towards ultra-orthodox Jews,” which the artist vehemently denies.
“The Europeans are a simple people, but perhaps in this complex age we could learn something from their simplicity,” Rubin says mockingly as she reverses an attitude that remains embarrassingly prevalent in Western culture.
The autumn holiday of Sukkot continues to offer solace and community for new generations.
As Jewish artists fled World War II, some settled in Brazil, where their resilience and desire for renewal shaped their art that looked hopefully to the future.
The Jewish Museum delves into “degenerate” art and art made under duress as part of a thought-provoking yet diffuse exhibition.
Like many of Silver’s films, the 1975 indie drama about Manhattan’s old Jewish enclave has been unjustly forgotten. But you now have the perfect opportunity to discover it.
Sara Davidmann explores the space between what we can know about one of the darkest moments in human history and what is impossible to recover.
Cara Levine’s “Dig a Hole” is inspired by Shiva, the seven-day period of mourning in Judaism.
For scholars, weighing the context of the classic film’s use of blackface is a valuable thought exercise. For a Jew, it is an exorcism.
With those who directly experienced the events dwindling in number, films about the Holocaust must now grapple with what “Never forget” truly means.
While narratives depicting the Holocaust present fixed versions of events, testimonial films tend to be more open-ended, and pose more profound questions.