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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Jewish sculptor Moses David Ezekiel (left) in his Rome studio with his statue Religious Liberty (back center), 1909. A planned Princeton University exhibit of Jewish American artists in 2022 was to feature Ezekiel and a statue based on Religious Liberty, but was scrapped owing to his lifelong support of the Confederacy. (Public domain)

A Jewish art exhibit at Princeton was canceled over ties to the Confederacy. Jewish scholars are outraged.

ANDREW LAPIN, JTA March 29, 2022

(JTA) — Princeton University spent months planning an exhibit of 19th-century American Jewish art before cancelling the show because two of its featured artists had supported the Confederacy. The cancellation has drawn criticism from the exhibit’s...

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