Posts Tagged ‘The Jewish Museum New York’

Stitching History

Stitching History from the Holocaust, a small exhibit that packs a big punch, is currently on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. It tells the story of Paul and Hedwig “Hedy” Strnad, a Jewish couple living in Prague in 1939. Desperate to obtain an affidavit to escape the onslaught of Nazi…

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Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History

The first-ever exhibition focused on Isaac Mizrahi, the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur is currently on view at The Jewish Museum in New York until August 7, 2016. Through over 250 clothing and costume designs, sketches, photographs, and an immersive video installation, the exhibition explores Mizrahi’s unique position at the intersection of high…

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The Jewish Museum Shop Part Two

Last week, I showed off some beautiful Hanukkah items from The Jewish Museum New York Gift Shop. Today it’s all about jewelry, accessories and gifts for the home. The Jewish Museum shop is such a great place to find that one-of-a-kind gift you just don’t see everywhere else. The museum works closely with artisans both locally…

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The Jewish Museum Shop

One of my favorite gift shops is the Jewish Museum gift shop in New York. I met with Stacey Zaleski, Director of Merchandising and the brains behind the shop, this past spring. What was supposed to be an hour-long walk-through easily turned into two hours. (I was also with my twelve-year-old son, who not once told me he was…

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Tzedakah Box Roundup

Last week I wrote about The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a wonderful biennial exhibit at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco whereby artists are asked to interpret a Jewish ritual object. Today I’m bringing you a roundup of traditional tzedakah boxes.

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Friday’s Passover Pick

The gift shops at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and The Jewish Museum of New York are my go-to places for GREAT finds. Here’s my faves for Passover from both shops.   Saturday’s Pick – A geometric seder plate and more!  

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