Star of David

Kushner Defends Trump As ‘Not An Anti-Semite’

After letter calling a campaign tweet anti-Semitic goes viral, political observers debate whether candidates are responsible for what supporters say.

07/07/2016 - 13:48
Editorial Intern

One day after a writer for a newspaper owned by Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, called out Trump campaign, Kushner responded. In an online letter that went viral, writer Dana Schwartz blasted Kushner for standing by Trump after the Republican candidate’s campaign issued a tweet that Schwartz and others found to be anti-Semitic. What began as a four worded tweet culminated in a 1300 word reply from Kushner posted yesterday on the online site of the Observer, a weekly New York newspaper. Kushner began succinctly;

Donald Trump is joined on stage by his wife Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka Trump, and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Getty Images

Jewish Museum's New Logo Makes Pointed Statement

05/06/2014 - 20:00
Culture Editor

In search of a new graphic look, The Jewish Museum has gone old — really old. Ancient old, that is.

Tasked with freshening up the museum’s logo and related materials, the New York-based design firm Sagmeister & Walsh took as its inspiration the Star of David.

Jewish Museum logo is based on the hexagonal forms of the Star of David. Courtesy of Jewish Museum
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