At the opening night of the New York Jewish Film Festival, the New York premiere of the luminous Moon in the 12th House kicked off the festivities at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Marking the 26th opening of the NYJFF, a partnership between the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center, a […]
As Hannukah begins on the same day as Christmas Eve this year (December 24), it seemed like an especially pertinent time to explore one of the many treasures found in the Jewish Museum collection: Sigmund Freud’s sterling silver cigar box.
The Torah, as the Old Testament is called in Hebrew, is the core narrative of the Jewish faith. Every Sabbath, a portion of the Torah is chanted in the synagogue. It takes a year to complete the entire cycle through the five major portions of the Torah, also called the five books of Moses […]