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

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

'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

'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

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

'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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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]

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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.

Anonymous Tip Helps Jewish Dealer’s Estate Recover Two Dutch Masters from German Auction

In both cases, the sellers agreed to return the works in 'amicable discussions,' according to the Max Stern Foundation.

Patti Smith Forgets Lines as Nobel Awarded to Bob Dylan in Absentia [video]

Also, Literature? How is Dylan getting a prize for literature when he's a songwriter? Who makes the decisions over there, the Norwegian parliament? (Yes).

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

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

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’

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

The artist was no doubt referencing the gold statue of the past dictator of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov.

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