Not All Who Wander Israel for Art are Lost

“Oh my God,” Judith Weisman said, partly with mild irritation but mostly good-humored resignation. “There is no more room in this house for any...
Caitlin Haskett displays her exhibit at Bryn Mawr College’s Canaday Library.

Bryn Mawr Student Documents Campus Jewish History

While she isn’t studying history, it’s a subject that Caitlin Haskett values. So when she discovered a gap in her school’s historical records, she...
From left: Elisa Abeloff and Lisa Harmon stand in front of a portrait of Harmon’s late son, Alan Gray, at the unveiling of the Shot Souls Portrait Project exhibit at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in October.

Jewish Artists Participate in Souls Shot Portrait Project

Janine Lieberman of Roxborough doesn’t have to try hard to relate to victims of gun violence — because she’s one of them. At 18 back...
Art by Nathan Hilu.

Outsider Artist Nathan Hilu Makes Debut at Temple Judea Museum

Update: The original article was corrected on February 14, 2020 to correct information regarding Nathan Hilu's parents. In a 2012 profile, Tablet referred to Nathan...
a daf yomi class

Exhibit Documents Impact of Climate Change on Arctic and Antarctic

For decades, Joyce Ferder Rankin bore witness to humanity’s destruction as a war correspondent. But nothing ever shocked her quite like seeing the state of...

Local Artists Offer Handmade Crafts for Chanukah

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be the first occasions that come to mind when planning holiday shopping, there’s another day wedged in...
A statue of a prisoner by an unknown sculptor at Aushwitz

National Liberty Museum Showcases Auschwitz Prisoners’ Secret Art

Created in secret, its very existence was a crime. Its discovery meant certain punishment. And now for the first time it’s available for public...
Magaziner's hand-drawn blueprints of Love of Israel synagogue

Athenaeum Debuts Louis Magaziner Retrospective

Architect Louis Magaziner designed everything from synagogues and hotels, to mansions, movie houses and public housing. Frank Furness was a mentor, Julian Abele a...
golden bowl by Tali Abraham

Museum Craft Show to Feature 22 Israeli Guest Artists

Nearly 200 artists from across the U.S. will converge next week for the 43rd annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show from Nov. 8...
Frank Gehry and Gail Harrity

‘Starchitect’ Frank Gehry Behind Art Museum’s Refurbished Walkway

The Philadelphia Museum of Art invited guests to enter through its north entrance for the first time in a generation last week. Completion of the...