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Guatemala Holocaust Museum First in Central America

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).

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

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

Defying leftwing criticism and protests, Habima played in Kiryat Arba.

Little Arab Attention as Yasser Arafat Museum Inaugurated

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’

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

Chareau, whose wife Dollie Dyte Chareau was Jewish and whose mother came from a Sephardic family, fled to the United States in 1940.

Rare Anne Frank Poem to Be Auctioned in Holland

It is a typically edifying poem of the sort that was often written in "poezie albums," exhorting the owner to do her best and be diligent at work.

2000 Years of Jewish Culture Exhibition at London’s Shapero Rare Books

Bernard Shapero said that “the whole exhibition shows the positive side of Judaism. There’s no Holocaust material or anti-Semitic material, which forms a large part of collecting in this field.”

German Frozen Pizza Maker Reveals Nazi Art Loot in Company Collection

Rudolf-August Oetker was the grandson of Dr. August Oetker. He ran the company from 1944 to 1981.

‘Holy Trash’ Exhibition Turns Lost Synagogue Books into Stone [video]

My Genizah is a hard-edge, personal commentary on the making of the Jewish archive from the documents of the Genizah.

Earliest Ten Commandments Tablet On Auction in Beverly Hills

Bidders are required to agree to place the object on public exhibition, as per a stipulation by the Israel Antiquities Authority, which designated the artifact a "National Treasure" of Israel.

Left Irate: Habima National Theater to Perform in Kiryat Arba-Hebron

Culture Minister Miri Regev (Likud) issued a directive whereby theatrical institutions that perform in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria will receive a 10% increase in their state budgets.

Kim Kardashian Hires IDF Special Force Vet

Cohen owns a security company for celebrities in the US, with clients such as Brad Pitt and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Einstein’s Letter to his Son on Solving Unified Field Theory on Auction

Einstein wrote: "I am now very happy because I finally solved to my total satisfaction, after immensely intensive work, my gravitation-electricity problem. This, in a way, concludes my life’s work."

Heirs of Jewish Refugee Suing Met over Stolen Picasso

According to the suit, the original, Jewish owner sold the painting under duress for $13,200, when he and his wife were in Paris, to pay for their escape to Brazil.

Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel

Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”

‘Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Met [video]

A kind of Jerusalem fever gripped much of the world from about 1000 to 1400. Across three continents, thousands made their way to the Holy City—from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions alike.

Conference Debating Bringing Holocaust Images to Life [video]

In today's digital age, such film footage is particularly compelling and stirring, granting us a glimpse into a living memory of a world that was – and is no longer.

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