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Nazi Looted Dutch Old Master Painting Returned to Max Stern Foundation

16 Shevat 5777 – February 12, 2017
Dusseldorf art gallery owner Max Stern was expelled from the Reich Chamber of Fine Arts in 1935, because of his religion, and was forced to sell his collection.

Oprah Sells Klimt’s Nazi-Looted Painting in China for $150 Million

13 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
In November 2006, Christie's auction house sold "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer Yisrael Beiteinu" for almost $88 million to Oprah Winfrey.

Jewish-Indian Artist Anish Kapoor Receives $1 Million 2017 Genesis Prize

12 Shevat 5777 – February 8, 2017
'Anish’s commitment to alleviate the plight of Syrian refugees will resonate with the Jewish community, especially young Jews, everywhere.'

$10,000 Jerusalem Photo Challenge Aiming for 50,000 Online Submissions

11 Shevat 5777 – February 7, 2017
'Our aim in this photo challenge is to uncover forgotten memories and get an exciting encounter of Jerusalem’s history in a frame.'

Biggest Marc Chagall Exhibition in Canada Focuses on his Music

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
The multidisciplinary exhibition is the first to focus on Chagall’s profound connection to music in his life and work.

2017 Oscar-Nominated Iranian Director Banned by Trump Order

2 Shevat 5777 – January 29, 2017
'The Salesman' tells the story of a young couple who are amateur actors appearing in a production of Arthur Miller’s 'Death of A Salesman.'

Actress Mary Tyler Moore Has Died at 80

28 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
Mary Tyler Moore was best known in her roles as an all-around, wholesome role model during the 1960s and 1970s.

Israeli Driver to become NASCAR’s First Full-Time Jewish Driver

24 Tevet 5777 – January 21, 2017
Day was supported by Jewish attorney David Levin, who gave him $60,000 from his retirement account to fund his car.

Otto Freundlich, Len Lye, Lygia Clark, Blinky Palermo in Israel Museum’s The Shadow of...

20 Tevet 5777 – January 18, 2017
Works by four pioneering artists who, despite working in different times and places, developed similar visual languages – shedding new light on 20th-century abstract art.

$10 Million Grant Awarded to Museum of Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

20 Tevet 5777 – January 17, 2017
The grant is the largest awarded to Beit Hatfutsot from a U.S. philanthropic foundation in its 40-year history.

No Joy in Yeshivaville: Ringling Brothers Strike their Tent after Passover

17 Tevet 5777 – January 15, 2017
The women-free show for the Orthodox Jewish audience included clowns, animals, tight-rope dancers, a basketball team on unicycles and acrobats.

UK to Loan Bust of Winston Churchill After Trump Requests Its Return to White...

17 Tevet 5777 – January 14, 2017
British aristocracy have apparently not yet recovered from President Obama's insult, despite the gesture of conciliation by a new incoming president.

‘Boycott This!’ Anti-BDS Documentary Makes It to Shorts Festivals [video]

16 Tevet 5777 – January 13, 2017
Viewers join comedian Brad Stine on a journey in search of truth that takes him across the US and Israel.

German Frozen Pizza Maker Returns Painting Nazis Forced Jewish Owner to Sell

14 Tevet 5777 – January 12, 2017
The heirs did not know their painting's whereabouts before Dr Oetker contacted them, saying they were going to return it 'for moral reasons.'

Hollywood Stars Welcome New Year in Israel

6 Tevet 5777 – January 3, 2017
Hollywood stars who greeted the New Year in Israel also met the 'Black Hebrew Israelites' mostly from Chicago, now living in Dimona.

Proper Zionist Response to UN Resolution: Knesset Inaugurates Jerusalem Jubilee Celebration

28 Kislev 5777 – December 28, 2016
The images will be displayed at the Knesset over the next two weeks, and then travel around the world in 2017, providing people everywhere with the opportunity to celebrate 50 years of a unified Jerusalem.

Ivanka Trump Posts Family Hanukkah Picture from the Pacific

27 Kislev 5777 – December 27, 2016
Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).

Exhibition Examines How Jewish Artists View ‘That Man’

25 Kislev 5777 – December 25, 2016
Throughout history, Jesus was an anathema for the Jews who lived under Christian rule. But staring in the 19th century Jewish and Israeli artists have engaged with the figure of Jesus.

Exhibition: The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards from Eastern Europe to Downtown Manhattan

20 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

Jerusalem to Get $50 Million Arts Center

15 Kislev 5777 – December 14, 2016
The new Jerusalem center for the arts is part of a project to turn the city into a world capital of culture and the arts.

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