The Long-lost Daughter of the Father of Israeli Art

A new exhibition sheds light on Boris Schatz's unknown daughter and threatens to revive a feud between the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv schools of art.

A Pandora's Box usually opens without warning, when no one is ready. In most cases it happens through outside intervention that rips off the cover of a family’s tranquil existence. The Pandora’s box of the Schatz family is no different. It all started two and a half years ago, when Dan Pe’er, a media man and relative of Angelica Schatz, received a peculiar email message. The writer was a woman called...