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In ‘Honeymood,’ Wedding Night Balagan

In Honeymood, director Talya Lavie makes piercing observations about fraught relationships, family tensions, marital doubts, lingering affections for past loves and the challenges of long-term partnerships. Thrown into the mix is a mysterious ring with a sensitive past best kept secret—which, of course, it would not remain. 

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Were Birmingham’s Civil Rights Era Jews ‘Inside Agitators’?

Calvin Trillin, an incomparable reporter, brought his wry, Midwestern Jewish perspective to coverage of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, first for Time magazine and then for The New Yorker. He once observed, tongue in cheek, that it must have been awfully crowded in the South back then “behind the scenes.”

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Book Review | America’s Homegrown Jewish Terrorist

For liberal supporters of Israel, the unresolved status of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza presents a dilemma: a choice between a single state with so many Arab citizens as to inevitably dilute the Jewish character of the country, or the insistence of control over but denial of equal rights to millions of Palestinians, diluting if not destroying Israel’s democratic character.

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Visual Moment | The Compelling Odysseys of Looted Art

In the sumptuous catalogue for the New York Jewish Museum’s late summer exhibition, Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art, on view through January 9, 2022, a cropped image of French artist Pierre Bonnard’s color-diffused painting Still Life with Guelder Roses appears alongside an army photograph of the salt mine in Altaussee, Austria, where the Nazis secreted looted art and other treasures.

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Moment Zoominar: Jewish Art and Architecture with Artists Judy A. Greenberg, Simonida Uth and Professor Ori Z. Soltes

Explore the exciting connections between art and architecture, ancient and modern, spiritual and utilitarian. Artist and film documentarian Simonida Perica Uth; artist and director emeritus of The Kreeger Museum Judy A. Greenberg; and Georgetown University’s Ori Z. Soltes, author of Tradition and Transformation: Three Millenia of Jewish Art and Architecture will be in conversation with The Moment Gallery founders, Robin Strongin and Nadine Epstein.

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