“On Point” Explores the Life and Power of Helena Rubinstein

On Wednesday, January 21, on WBUR-FM and public radio stations nationwide, “On Point”’s Tom Ashbrook spoke with guests Mason Klein, curator of the exhibition Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, and Nancy Koehn, historian and professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, about Helena Rubinstein’s life and legacy. “Helena corresponded modern art and cosmetics…It was [...]

A Hanukkah Lamp Chosen for This Year’s Festival of Lights

The profusion of flowers on this Hanukkah lamp takes inspiration from both biblical and Eastern European sources. On the arms are blossoms and buds referring to those on the first menorah built for the Tabernacle in the wilderness, as described in Exodus 25: “And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold. . . . [...]