Gender Identity and the Holocaust

A young Israeli artist looks at the Shoah from a transgender perspective, bringing a startling 'eye’ to a topic many have been blinded to.

Gil Yefman didn’t need #BringBackOurGirls to become outraged about violence against women around the world − though it does make his first New York solo exhibit, “Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn” (To Me You Are Beautiful) seem all the more relevant. An Israeli native whose grandmother left Transylvania well before the outbreak of World War II, he became attuned to the...