“Where was God during the holocaust?” is the question that kept Sam away from faith. Starting in a synagogue, trough Vietnam and all the way to a drug lair in San Francisco, he found the answer in the most unexpected place.
A new exhibition at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum explores the presence of Jesus in Jewish and Israeli art.
“The sculpture, created by Russian Jewish artist Mark Antokolsky in 1876, is part of a collection of more than 150 artworks by 40 Jewish and Israeli artists who have used Christian imagery to challenge long-held taboos in both communities. It showcases the evolving attitudes of Jewish, Zionist and Israeli artists toward a figure whose place in Jewish history has been negotiated and reinterpreted over more than two millennia.”