Posts Tagged ‘ photography ’

The Russian Jewish Ethnographer Behind This Trove of Stunning Historic Photographs

December 3, 2015
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The Vitebsk-born Shloyme Zaynvi Rapoport — better known by the moniker S. An-sky — was many things: publisher, playwright, tutor. But his most enduring legacy is twofold: his play The Dybbuk, which comprises what most people know of Yiddish literature outside the Singer family, and the exhaustive ethnographic expedition that…

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The Jewish Photographer Who Got Marilyn Monroe to Jump

August 5, 2014
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The Jewish Photographer Who Got Marilyn Monroe to Jump

Albert Einstein. Alfred Hitchcock. Marilyn Monroe. Salvador Dalí.  These celebrities are just a few of those captured in…

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The Jewish Fashion Photographer of Nazi Germany

February 10, 2014
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There was a time when Else Neuländer-Simon, known as Yva, was the premier fashion and…

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The Jewiest Porn You Ever Did See

December 31, 2013
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The Jewiest Porn You Ever Did See

G-rated Jew porn is a thing. Okay, maybe…

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Internment Camps

July 27, 2012
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During World War II, Jews were rounded up…

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Santos of the Jews

April 11, 2012
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Here’s a series of photographs about Jews in…

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Passover in Ethiopia

March 28, 2012
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Now this is what it means to be…

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A Nazi Photo Album

August 12, 2011
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Last month, a man approached the New York Times with…

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Awesome People Hanging Out

July 22, 2011
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The new website Awesome People Hanging Out Together is exactly…

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Crowdsourcing the Holocaust

July 14, 2011
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Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial museum in Israel, has an unexpected…

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Cheeses Almighty

April 27, 2011
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The Bible According to Cheese–subtitled “A Brie History…

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Photos from the Front Lines

April 4, 2011
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Jews aren’t generally thought of as warriors. But,…

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