Anita Diamant’s latest book, Period. End of Sentence, which “explores the cultural roots of menstrual injustice,” goes boldly where no writer has gone before. The New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent is in conversation with Amy E. Schwartz, Moment’s Book and Opinion editor, about misogyny, her books—both fiction and nonfiction, her writing process, as well as her connection to Judaism that led to her founding the Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh.
Judy Chicago always wanted to be an artist. “From the time I was a child,” she writes in her 2021 autobiography, The Flowering, “I had a burning desire to make art.”
Bond was particularly touched to see the children arriving in Reading Station, a transport center in Berkshire, after long journeys from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia or Poland in 1939.
Moment editor-in-chief Nadine Epstein, author of RBG’s Brave & Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone, is in conversation about the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her favorite female Jewish role models with Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt, the Washington DC rabbi who was friends with Justice Ginsburg and officiated at her funeral.
A new exhibition highlights the story of how some of the world’s most iconic European paintings left Germany immediately after World War II and ended up touring the United States in what became the first blockbuster art exhibition of our time.
In his latest book, Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury, Evan Osnos, a staff writer at The New Yorker, illuminates the forces that have led to the American breakdown. Evan is in conversation with his father, journalist Peter Osnos and author of An Especially Good View: Watching History Happen, about his new book as well as what it means to be a Jew in America today.
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.