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Judaica

Superheroes for Jews!

Roz Warren | Posted 03.05.2015 | Religion
Roz Warren

If you'd asked me, when I was a comic book-loving Jewish girl coming of age in 60s Detroit, besotted with Batman and following Superman's every adventure, what I wanted to do when I grew up, I may well have described exactly what Steve Bergson does today.

Political Undertones and Calls to Action at Judaica Museum's Fall Exhibit

Leora Novick | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts
Leora Novick

Housed in the iconic Temple Emanu-El Synagogue on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the museum plays home to a priceless permanent collection of Judaica, and yearly rotating temporary exhibits.

Biblical Depth vs. Artistic Freedom: A Scary Menorah

Jonathan Greenstein | Posted 02.01.2014 | Religion
Jonathan Greenstein

I don't know what the artist had in mind when crafting this piece by hand. I don't think that anyone will ever know.

PHOTOS: Lost Treasures Of Iraqi Jewish Community To Be Displayed

AP | ERIC TUCKER and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 10.30.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The tattered Torah scroll fragments, Bibles and other religious texts found in a flooded Baghdad basement 10 years a...

Why I Spent $67,000 On Judaica

Jonathan Greenstein | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Jonathan Greenstein

Antique Judaica is a micro-niche in the art and antique world. There are about 15 million Jews in the world, but only about 700 active collectors. One would think that with such a small market base, there would be almost zero demand for antique Judaica. It's actually quite the opposite.

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums, Part II

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are more of my favorite places to find unique gifts, home décor and more, at some of the unique and amazing sites in New York City.