The first ghetto's area was defined by two gates which were opened in the morning to the sound of the bell in St. Mark’s belfry, and closed at midnight by four Christian keepers, paid by the Jews.
Bakst preferred to live in western Europe because, as a Jew, he did not have the right to live permanently outside the Pale of Settlement. One of his students was Marc Chagall.
The legislation is sponsored by Republican senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.
The documentary offers a news-driven, satirical approach to focus on the global impact of the BDS Movement.
For most Jews, every passing year reveals even more intensely the divine miracles that began with the 1967 war, and are still with us.
The Krakow Judge wrote that "had Poland accepted the US extradition request, it would have violated the rights of Mr Polanski and at the same time the European Convention on Human Rights."
“I’m not a Starbucks guy. I’m a Dunkin Donuts guy, but I like to pay for the coffee of the other folks behind me in line,” Kraft revealed.
The film depicts an Arab society which has gone a long way towards tolerating its gay members. It also offers criticism and praise of Israeli society from the Arab point of view.
So far, the website says: No, in big, red letters.
Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.
The man who gave a new, planet-wide meaning to the word 'happy' will bring his music and his muse to Rishon Lezion this summer. Israelis are happy!
When someone in the cheap seats yelled at him to “let it go,” Patinking responded, “I’m not letting it go! The Yiddish culture means too much to me."
The collection belonged to Eve Newgas, née Blumka, whose family was among the most prestigious art and antique dealers in Vienna.
"The Germans incessantly lied to the Jews they deported for extermination. They told them about resettlement, work and life in a different location."
"I don't think I will ever be the same having seen this astonishing thing."
The NYT report described "unwelcome romantic advances, unending commentary on the female form, a shrewd reliance on ambitious women, and unsettling workplace conduct."
All the museum people would say is, “We didn’t feel that what was delivered was up to scratch.”
It looks like the French have just learned the art of the Roast and are still not so adept at it. Where's Don Rickles when you need him?
Israeli photographer Ori Gersht's latest works are a series of photographs capturing the ancient gardens in Buddhist Zen temples in and around Kyoto.
The evening featured performances by Shiri Meimon, Ninet Tayeb, Harel Skaat, Idan Haviv, Chief IDF Cantor Lt. Col. Shai Abramson, Uziya Tzadok and military bands.
When white people decolonize their oppressors, does it count as liberation, or does it automatically constitute an occupation?
According to the French government, the country's museums are in possession of some 2,000 similarly unclaimed works.
The actor cast in the male lead for the newest Star Wars sequel is Jewish, as is original Han Solo character Harrison Ford.
More than 500 security personnel as well as paramilitary gendarmes will patrol the Palais des Festivals area.
According to a spokesman for the auction house, the auction included half a dozen potential buyers and lasted a minute.