‘Jew in the box’ exhibit provokes by design

Posted: April 6, 2013 at 4:17 a.m.

Ido Porat prepares to greet visitors at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. In a country with fewer than 200,000 Jews, museum officials hope the so-called “Jew in the Box” exhibition will educate visitors about Jewish life.

“Are there still Jews in Germany?” “Are the Jews a chosen people?” Nearly 70 years after the Holocaust, there is no more sensitive an issue in German life than the role of Jews.

Visitors surround Ido Porat on the first day of the exhibition “The Whole Truth, everything you always wanted to know about Jews” at the Jewish Museum...

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Religion, Pages 12 on 04/06/2013