About the Commission

New York, NY (February 12, 2007) – A four-panel American newspaper comic strip is the unique form chosen to depict the story of Munich’s Jewish community for a permanent exhibition in the city’s brand-new and first Jewish Museum, scheduled to open on March 22, 2007...

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In the News

The Plain Dealer

The Columbus Dispatch

CLEVELAND -- When Jordan B. Gorfinkel got a call from the Munich Jewish Museum asking whether his comic strip on Jewish life could permanently grace the entrance, he was taken aback.

At first, he thought the museum wanted Art Spiegelman, the cartoonist who won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for his Holocaust graphic novel...

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Nachum Segal

Nachum Interviews Gorf About His Exciting New Commission

Jordan B. Gorfinkel's (Gorf) cartoon artistry has been chosen to depict the history of the Jewish community in Munich.

Nachum interviewed Jordan B. Gorfinkel, affectionately known as Gorf, about his unique role at the new Munich Jewish Museum. The museum will be commemorating the entire Jewish history in Munich...

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Jerusalem Post

JTA

BERLIN (JTA) — In a panel of Jordan Gorfinkel's "Everything's Relative" comic strip, Holocaust survivor Zayds explains why he won't visit Germany.

"I'm trying not to remember vhut everyvun else must not forget," says Zayds, who appears larger than life on the walls of the new Jewish Museum in Munich...

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WKSU

A cartoonist from Northeast Ohio is in Munich, Germany today, drawing praise. Jordan B. Gorfinkel, known professionally as GORF, was commissioned to create some edgy artwork to tell the story of the city’s Jewish community...

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