Objects Tell Stories: Hanukkah Lamps in the Jewish Museum Collection

Karim Rashid, Menoramorph, New York, United States, 2005, Silicone and stainless steel. The Jewish Museum, New York Jewish Museum Centennial Commission; Purchase: Tobe Pascher Workshop Commission Program Fund, 2006-10

  Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, begins at sundown on December 24. Families all over the world will celebrate by singing traditional songs and enjoying sizzling latkes beside glowing candlelight. Every winter, Hanukkah commemorates the bravery of the Ancient Israelites who defeated their oppressors during the Maccabean Revolt. Candles are lit on the eight […]

Jewish Advertising on Television

The Jewish Museum Television Project You Don't Have to be Jewish “Dark Shadows,” Mad Men, season five, 2012. AMC

  The Television Project, an exhibition series at the Jewish Museum, introduces Jewish Museum visitors to a dynamic part of its collection: the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting, the largest and most comprehensive body of broadcast materials on 20th century Jewish culture in the United States with more than 4,000 holdings. The latest installment of the […]