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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.

WJC: More than 1,000 Anti-Semitic Social Media Posts Every Day

'We knew that anti-Semitism online was on the rise, but the numbers revealed in this report give us concrete data as to how alarming the situation really is.'
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Israel Shocked by Video of Policeman Beating Up Jerusalem Arab

MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint Arab List) called on Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich, Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan, and Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri to immediately arrest and indict the offending officer.

Publicity Stunt: Atlanta Jewish Kids Call Majority-Muslim Azerbaijan ‘Beacon of Religious Tolerance’

The trip was facilitated on the ground by The European Azerbaijan Society, or TEAS, which arranged logistics as well as the sightseeing itinerary.

UN Marks 2017 International Day of Happiness [video]

The global event is seen as a way to recognize the importance of happiness in people's lives.

World’s Largest Travel Bloggers’ Conference to Begin in Jerusalem

The conference agenda includes a number of keynote speakers including Mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat.

Mayim Bialik, on the Side of the Angels, Puts Linda Sarsour in her Place

'Bad things happen when we paint with such a broad brush. It’s bigotry.'

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.

Scarlett Johansson Filed for Divorce

In January 2014, Johansson resigned from her position in Oxfam, in response to the group's criticism of her promotions for SodaStream, in Judea.

Tehran Blocking Iranian ‘Waze’ App, Gershad, as Women Duck Shari’a Police [video]

"Why do we have to be humiliated for our most obvious right which is the right to wear what we want?" the app site states.

Christian Cleric Urges Americans to Stand With Israel Against BDS

"As one of the few surviving Christians in the Middle-East, I praise God daily for the blessing of being able to call myself an Israeli."

NYC Festival Mulls Russian Jewish Culture in America

"The uniqueness of this cohort’s multi-cultural identity makes their art special and relevant to their peers," said Ilia Salita of Genesis Group.

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.

Israeli Art Exhibit, Highlighting Refugee Crisis, Open at UN Delegate’s Entrance

The exhibit draws attention to the refugee crisis and features works of welded iron superimposed over Reuter’s photographs of refugees.

Tziporah Malkah, Netanyahu’s Tycoon Friend’s Former Fiancée, Booted Off Aussie Reality Show

She was engaged to billionaire businessman James Packer until the couple separated in 1998 after five years together and a two-year engagement.

PA, Gaza, Erupt in Raucous Joy as Local Singer Wins ‘Arab Idol’ [video]

Yacoub Shahin, a native of Bethlehem, was the choice of fans from across the Middle East, beating Israeli Arab Amir Dandan and Yemeni Ammar Mohammed in the final round.

Reuters: Trump Wants 2-State

When asked if he had abandoned the two-state idea, Trump answered, “No, I like the two-state solution […] but I ultimately like what the both parties like.”

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