During WWII, he became a forger. With red crayons and black ink, he shaved years off the lives of French children.
American Jews, even Hasidim, have lost their connection to the East European Jewish folk art tradition.
“Her etchings are at once a recapitulation and a way forward, a talmudic take on the themes that had long preoccupied her.”
“If you can’t bring the people, you can at least bring their pictures.”10
The exhibition will showcase the life and career of Max Stern, a Jewish gallerist who fled persecution by the Nazi government.
Jens Hoffmann was fired by the Jewish Museum following an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment made by Museum staff.
As it turns out, the entire creative team behind the annual Radio City holiday event, which began in 1932, were Jewish men.
Düsseldorf’s mayor referenced “current demands for information and restitution in German museums in connection with the Galerie Max Stern.”
“In retrospect,” said one descendant, “it’s not worth it to see my name for someone else who comes to Arlington to have to confront bigotry.”
“There’s no doubt we’re experiencing a resurgence of anti-Semitism in the United States and in Europe and in the Middle East,” Bloomfield said.
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