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Senate to Vote on Holocaust Restitution as Vienna Philharmonic Returns Looted Painting

11 Kislev 5777 – December 10, 2016
The law allows the heirs six years to sue in US court from the day they become aware of the existence and location of the looted object.

Heirs of Jewish Art Dealer Sue Bavaria over Works by Beckmann, Klee, Gris

8 Kislev 5777 – December 8, 2016
The Limbach Commission, a panel set up by Germany to return Nazi-looted art in public collections, has already issued a recommendation against returning a painting by Gris that used to hang in Flechtheim’s Berlin apartment.

Happy 100th Birthday, Mr. Issur Danielovitch, We Loved You in ‘Cast a Giant Shadow’

7 Kislev 5777 – December 7, 2016
All his children were born to non-Jewish mothers, but Douglas insists they were "aware culturally" of his "deep convictions," and he never tried to influence their own religious decisions.

Illegal Netanyahu Gold Statue to Be Removed from Tel Aviv Square

6 Kislev 5777 – December 6, 2016
The artist was no doubt referencing the gold statue of the past dictator of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov.

Cinema Jenin Shutting Down, Dashing Hopes for Culture, Art, in Suspicious City

1 Kislev 5777 – December 1, 2016
Many locals boycotted the cinema because unmarried men and women drank alcohol and even slept together in the guest house that was attached to Cinema Jenin.

Letters, Postcards, Show a Jewish-Identified, Pro-Zionist Author Stefan Zweig Who Prophesied Rise of Nazism

29 Heshvan 5777 – November 30, 2016
'Anti-Semitism, hatred, internal strife are all ancient elements of our historical destiny – always problematic. […] We must therefore look for a way out; we must be brave to remain within our destiny. If Judaism is a tragedy, let us live it.'

“Hate Spaces”: American Colleges and Their Jewish Students

28 Heshvan 5777 – November 29, 2016
The film Hate Spaces dissects the issue of gross indifference towards American Jews on universities nation-wide.

‘Holocaust on Ice ‘ Latest Rage (literally) in Moscow [video]

27 Heshvan 5777 – November 28, 2016
Amazingly, Tatiana’s performance was received with applause by the audience, but social media folks have been condemning it in a mix of rage and disbelief.

Air Supply Gives Away 200 Free Concert Tickets to Firemen’s Wives

26 Heshvan 5777 – November 27, 2016
The band was forced to postpone their Haifa concert due to the fires.

Pop Culture Pundit Sees Superman as Paradigm of the Assimilated Jew

20 Heshvan 5777 – November 21, 2016
"Superman and Captain America can be seen as Jewish creators imagining how they'd be awesome and powerful if they were white."

Rob Reiner Peeved as Bannon Getting Rich Off his ‘Seinfeld’

19 Heshvan 5777 – November 20, 2016
When one of the most successful shows ever went into syndication, Bannon, like everyone else connected to it, made a mint.

Mike Pence Booed, Lectured, in Manhattan Theater

19 Heshvan 5777 – November 19, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday: "The cast of Hamilton was very rude last night to a very good man, Mike Pence. Apologize!”

Guatemala Holocaust Museum First in Central America

17 Heshvan 5777 – November 17, 2016
When it opens officially, in early 2017, the museum's permanent collection will focus on the "Holocaust by Bullets."

Watch Complete Movie ‘You Never Know’ on Shlomo Carlebach’s 22nd Yahrzeit [video]

If you ask “What are you” – you destroy the world. If you ask “Who are you?” you build the world…” (Shlomo Carlebach).

A ‘Passage to Israel’ is a Visual Journey Through Israel’s Beauty

13 Heshvan 5777 – November 14, 2016
Passage to Israel is an ethereal, upliftingly soulful work of art.

First Jewish Members Appointed to Germany’s Nazi Looted Art Panel

13 Heshvan 5777 – November 13, 2016
Last March, Culture Minister Grütters faced shocked protests after telling the New York Times that if a Jew is appointed to the commission his “would be the only voice who would be prejudiced.”

Habima Plays in Kiryat Arba

10 Heshvan 5777 – November 11, 2016
Defying leftwing criticism and protests, Habima played in Kiryat Arba.

Little Arab Attention as Yasser Arafat Museum Inaugurated

9 Heshvan 5777 – November 10, 2016
The museum depicts Arafat’s role in the rise of Palestinian nationalism as a reaction to the arrival of Zionism.

‘Jewish Pirates Make Pirates More Interesting’

9 Heshvan 5777 – November 9, 2016
Jewish pirates aren't more interesting Jews; Jewish pirates make pirates more interesting, says the filmmaker.

NY Jewish Museum Celebrates French Designer, Architect Pierre Chareau

6 Heshvan 5777 – November 7, 2016
Chareau, whose wife Dollie Dyte Chareau was Jewish and whose mother came from a Sephardic family, fled to the United States in 1940.

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