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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Arts & Culture

Susan Salzberg was the first to spot her late father-in-law’s face—a face with a striking resemblance to that of her 22-year-old son, Ari. In the photo, her father-in-law, who is pictured perched on a bread cart, is roughly the same age Ari is now.

Indeed, one of Lewis Salzberg’s jobs in the Lodz Ghetto was to hand out bread rations, according to Susan’s husband and his son, Stuart Salzberg.

But since as many as 200,000 Jews passed through the Lodz Ghetto from 1939-1944, the Salzberg family hardly expected to see Lewis among the images in “Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross,” an exhibit on display at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) through July 30.

Ross’s lens caught the pain and pathos of the Jews remanded

Highest Fiscal Year Attendance in The Met's Recorded History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced last week that it welcomed 7 million visitors across its three locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—in the fiscal year that ended on June 30 (FY17). The increase in attendance over the last fiscal year is due primarily to the influx of visitors to The Met Breuer, which saw a total of 505,590 visitors in FY17.

"The Met is thrilled to see our visitors responding

There have been many books written on Palestinian identity and history but none are as scholarly and authoritative as Assaf A. Voll’s “A History of the Palestinian People, From Ancient Times to the Modern Era.” Voll’s exhaustive account of Palestinian history is summed up in 120 fact-filled pages brimming with substantive information that most will find useful.

University students working under harsh time constraints will find the book particularly suitable because it can be read

Douglas Murray, whose book The Strange Death of Europe I applauded here the other day, has called him “one of the great heroes of our time.” I fully agree. His name – or, at least, his pen name – is Ibn Warraq, and he's the author of such important and eloquent works as Why I Am Not a Muslim (which I wrote about here eleven years ago), Why the West Is Best (which I reviewed here five years ago), and What the Koran Really Says. Born in India and educated in Britain, Warraq began criticizing

By:  Brian Sloan and Gillian Osswald

Since 1992 when HBO first started showing films in Bryant Park, free movie screenings have become an annual summertime tradition in the City. All kinds of films—Hollywood classics, current blockbusters, indie gems—are screened at outdoor venues throughout the five boroughs, with stunning backdrops like the Manhattan skyline (Brooklyn Bridge Park Movies with a View) and the Coney Island Cyclone (Coney Island Flicks on the Beach).

This season's