Maya Benton is a curator at the International Center of Photography. Her next book, Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, will be published by ICP/Prestel/DelMonico Books in September.
In 1947, Roman Vishniac documented Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Survivors near Paris. He also photographed Antoine.
‘Chayla in Shul’ will be displayed in London’s National Portrait Gallery
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
The museum removed photos of gay men at Berlin’s Holocaust memorial from an exhibit on sex and identity
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The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.