Visual Moment

Visual Moment focuses on exhibitions, films, art, architecture, events or stories with compelling visual content and a connection to Jewish subjects or issues. Recent columns have featured such divergent topics as the avant-garde fashions of mid-century designer Rudi Gernreich and the saga of a family photo album that was smuggled out of the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania in 1943. Scroll down to see examples of this engaging feature.

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    In many ways, Edith Halpert embodied the spirit of American pragmatism, which is how she explained herself: “I either had to stagnate, which was a thing I dreaded, or go ahead, and the only way to go ahead was to do something beyond what I was doing."...

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