Him too--??: Oz Almog's concise Index Judaeorum : a chronicle of a cultural obsession

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Jüdisches Museum - Jews - 264 pages
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Excellent an utterly useful book full of surprises! The author, Oz Almog, well established Austrian/Israeli artist, features more than 400 flamboyant heroes and anti-heroes in alphabetical order: Baruch Spinoza, Albert Einstein, Jack Ruby, Bob Dilan, Jesus, Maja Plissetzkaja, Billy Wilder to name just a few... all with one common denomination - their Jewish origin. Masterly done portraits in oil are accompanied with concise biographies of personalities from a wide variety of social strata: celebrities, saints, freaks, philosophers, gangsters, scientists, humanists ... 

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Joel Cahen
Joachim Riedl
Alexander Kubik
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