All Special Exhibitions
Superman, no. 26, January/February 1944 (Cover: Wayne Boring) Jerome Siegel, Joe Shuster (detail).
© 2010 DC Comics
\"What happens to the notes in the Wailing Wall?\" - Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz during the cleaning of the Western Wall
© Western Wall Heritage Foundation
The travellers (Caroline Melzer & Nurit Stark), Still from the installation "Roundhouse Reverb"
© Robson / Vincenz
Advertisment of the company Khasana-Dr. Albersheim (detail), 1950s. © Jewish Museum Berlin, donation. Photo: Jens Ziehe
Female forced laborers at a car repair and maintenance garage under the management of Daimler-Benz in Minsk, September 1942.
© Daimler AG, Archive and Collection
Eldar Farber, "Wald 1" (detail), from the exhibition "How German is it? 30 Artists' Notion of Home"
© Eldar Farber
Micha Ullman: Under. Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin / Beijing © Photo: Heinrich Hermes
R.B. Kitaj,The Rise of Fascism, 1975–1979, pastel, coal and oil on paper
© Collection of R.B. Kitaj Estate
Jean Paul Gaultier "Collection Juive" © Jean Paul Gaultier
Dennis Kardon, 49 Jewish Noses, USA 1993 - 1995.
© Dennis Kardon
View of the exhibition "Typical! Clichés About Jews And Others," with the "Dolls of the World".
© Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Jens Ziehe
View of the exhibition "PSYCHOanalysis" © Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Jens Ziehe
Leonhard Fries, Poster for the cigarette 'Massary Perle' (detail), 1926. © Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Jens Ziehe
Charlotte Salomon, Amadeus Daberlohn and Charlotte Kann, from "Life? Or Theater?" (detail) Gouache ca. 1940-1942 © Stichting Joods Historisch Museum
Ruth Jacobi, walker with goose, photograph (detail), New York 1928 © Jewish Museum Berlin
From the exhibition "Home and Exile: Jewish Emigration from Germany since 1933" © Jewish Museum Berlin, gift from Mara Vishniac Kohn
Pavel Wolberg, Jenin, chromogene colour photograph 2004
© Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
Soldier of the Sudanese Liberation Army, Nord-Darfur August 2004
© Lynsey Addario
The exhibition shows the work of the Czech-Jewish artist and caricaturist Bedřich Fritta produced in the Theresienstadt ghetto between 1942 and 1944. The exhibit focuses on the artistic means by which Fritta comments on and interprets daily life in the ghetto. (...)
Albert Einstein’s "Theory of Relativity," "Bambi" by Felix Salten, and with them books by over 350 authors burned on the Nazi pyre. On 10 May eighty years ago, the "Deutsche Studentenschaft" (German Student Union) burned books as the highlight of a large-scale "Action(s) against the Un-German Spirit." (...)
When asked why Jews always respond to a question with a counterquestion, a rabbi answers, "Why not?" In the exhibition "The Whole Truth," the Jewish Museum Berlin presents various questions on the theme of Judaism - the FAQs, the uncomfortable, the funny, the clever, and those questions that cannot really be answered. (...)
ROUNDHOUSE REVERB. A Film Installation by Isabel Robson and Susanne Vincenz set to the Kafka Fragments op. 24, by György Kurtág
Two women travel eastwards from Berlin, a violin and the score of the Kafka Fragments by the Hungarian composer György Kurtág in their luggage. The film installation "ROUNDHOUSE REVERB" explores the absurd potential of Kafka’s text fragments paired with music clips. (...)
The American artist R.B. Kitaj was one of the trailblazers of British figurative art in the 1960s. Beginning in the 1970s, Kitaj positioned himself as a Jewish artist, seeing himself as initiating a "diasporic" modern art. The retrospective rediscovers this characteristic throughout Kitaj’s œuvre. (...)
Michael Kerstgens documented the immigration of Russian-speaking Jews to Germany from the former Soviet Union. His pictures record religious celebrations and social events within the Jewish community, everyday scenes from transition houses, and individual families’ private moments. (...)
As a hub connecting East and West, Berlin was a place of refuge and a way station for tens of thousands of Jews from Eastern Europe starting in the late nineteenth century, and particularly after the First World War. In six themed rooms and an epilogue, this exhibition shows Berlin as a centre of Jewish emigration in Europe. (...)
Is there such a thing as a collective national identity? How do they see themselves, the citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany and the people from other countries who live in Berlin, Munich, or Frankfurt? The exhibition will address debates around these issues. At its core are works by thirty artists who live in Germany with different origins and experiences. (...)
Micha Ullman is one of the most important Israeli sculptors of his generation. The Jewish Museum Berlin acquired an important work by Micha Ullman last year: The installation "Under" is now on show with sketches by the artist acquired at an earlier date and a video on the artist at the Eric F. Ross Gallery. (...)
"The Sukkah: A Fleeting House for a Jewish Festival," a photo installation by the architect and cultural historian Miriam Levy Lipis shows contemporary Sukkot from Europe, Israel, and the USA. (...)
The exhibition in the Rafael Roth Learning Center tells the story of the Berlin/Frankfurt cosmetic companies Scherk and Dr. Albersheim. Both companies were rebuilt and reestablished in Germany in the postwar period by the founders' families. (...)
The Argentine Jews today – 200 years after the country's founding – are an inextricable part of Argentina’s pluralistic and democratic society. (...)
Superman was first penned by a Jewish illustrator as was Batman, Spiderman and other contemporary heroes. This exhibition shows the Jewish hues of this pop-cultural medium and its history, with objects from more than 45 artists. (...)