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Wonder Woman Officially Banned in Lebanon

In Lebanon they're apparently afraid of strong Israeli women.

Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Music ioneer, Passes On at 69

"Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul."

New Journalism Photographer Danny Lyon Retrospective in Switzerland

Lyon’s earliest photographs were part of the US Civil Rights Movement. In 1962, at the age of 20, he hitch-hiked to Illinois, to shoot his first rally.

Congresswoman Lowey Opens Exhibition on Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots

Top Israeli singer Ninet Tayeb gave a special tribute performance to Leonard Cohen at the conference’s gala event on Saturday night.

Boyaner Rebbe to Light Up Lag B’Omer Festivities Starting 1:15 Sunday Morning

Also on Saturday night, a contingency of 5,000 police and IDF will be manning all the traffic arteries leading to Miron, in perimeter security circuits and at the compound itself.

Feminists Don’t Love Ivanka Trump’s New Book for Working Women

We could not find positive reviews in the mainstream and even less mainstream media, other than customers who liked the book and, according to Amazon, have actually bought a copy.

President Rivlin Takes German President Out to Mahane Yehuda Shuk

Steinmeier welcomed UN Security Council Resolution 2334 that condemned Israel's annexation of eastern Jerusalem, among other things.

PA Threatening to Sue UK over Planned Celebration of 1917 Balfour Declaration Anniversary

'HMG does not intend to apologize. We are proud of our role in creating the State of Israel.'

New PA Museum of Natural History Has Little to say about ‘Occupation’

'Develop respect a) for ourselves (self empowerment), b) for our fellow human beings (regardless of background), and c) for all living creatures and our shared earth.'

Moscow Jews Planning Biggest Ever Festival Since Invention of Borsht

The Limmud FSU conference, April 20-23, expects to draw more than 2,500, including Russa's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.

Soviet Era ‘Babi Yar’ Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko Dies in Tulsa, Oklahoma at 83

Yevtushenko's Babi Yar described both the Nazi atrocities and the Soviet government's own persecution of Jews.

Germans Pay Heir of Jewish Art Collector, Keep Stolen Kirchner Painting

In return for the $1.28 million check, Hess's heir consented to keeping the Kirchner painting where it is.

Hotshot Star Wars Pilot Oscar Isaac to Star in Eichmann Capture Movie

Eichmann's trial began on April 11, 1961, and he was executed on May 31, 1962.

Copenhagen Jazz Festival Rejects Israeli Musician for ‘Political Reasons’

CFCA asked the organizer if the festival is applying its politics to other nationals or just Israelis.

Guggenheim Museum Too Jewish for Abu Dhabi

So the main reason for the killing of this mind-blowing project is fear of retaliation by the local Islamic gentry against big buildings with Jewish names.
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‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Celebrates Polish Couple Who Hid Hundreds of Jews Among the Beasts

Some hid in animal cages, other in the villa's basement. Some were 'adopted' as fake family members or service staff.

Report: Mel Gibson Is the New Oskar Schindler

The Australian movie star and gifted director has been working overtime to clean up his act, a Herculean task if there ever was one.

Dames of the Dance – Megadance Spectacular

This year's show is dedicated to the memory of 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel, HY”D

Israeli Songwriters Co-Authored Russia’s Eurovision Entry – Which Could Be Banned [video]

On Monday, the Security Service of Ukraine announced they might bar Samoilova's entry into their country under Ukrainian law that forbids entry from across the Russian border.

Isidor Kaufmann’s ‘A Young Jewish Bride’ Auctioned

The subject of a Jewish woman is rare in Kaufmann's work, making this particular painting very unique.

Israel Rocks Shushan Purim in Jerusalem and Walled Cities!

During the day expect to see LOTS of costumes and happy faces in Jerusalem, especially around Safra Square, the biggest Purim street fair in the country.

Israeli Artists to Help Capture the Scene at South by Southwest Festival

Lukashevsky, Lukin, and Zourabova will be capturing the spirit of SXSW in sketchbooks and on canvas when they set up their easels at different locations throughout the festival.

Gustav Metzger, Father of Auto-Destructive Art, Dead at 90

The Who's Pete Townshend who studied under Metzger claimed the latter's teachings had inspired him to destroy guitars onstage at the conclusion of his band's concerts.

President Rivlin Mourns Photographer David Rubinger

Rubinger was the Israeli photographer who shot the famous photo of three Israeli paratroopers after the liberation of the Western Wall on the third day of the Six-Day War.

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