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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.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

Numerous signs suggest the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite its role in World War II and the Holocaust.
Holocaust survivors memorial, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

Miraculous Family Reunion to Take Place at Yad Vashem

Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!

State of Ohio Approves Anti-BDS Law

The Ohio state legislature has passed a law prohibiting the state from signing contracts with BDS companies.

National Academy Bezalel Posts Image of Netanyahu with Hangman’s Noose

'It's presented as Art, right? Exchange the image for a representative of the left and it would be condemned as incitement, right? Pathetic.'

Knesset to Weigh Decriminalizing Weed as War on Drugs Authority Flips

The Drug Authority's Chief Scientist, Yossi Fisch, noted that the incidence of Marijuana serving as a "gateway drug" is "negligible, zero."

Trump’s Secy of State Expected to be ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson

Trump Transition Team sources say the president-elect has chosen a man like himself for Secretary of State.

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.

Former Astronaut U.S. Senator John Glenn Dies at 95

The first American to orbit the Earth, former astronaut John Glenn has died at 95. Rest in peace.

Major Hamas Cell Nabbed, Plotted Shooting and Abduction

A joint operation carried out by Israeli security agencies nabbed a major seven-man Hamas terrorist cell, saving countless lives.

Germans Pulling Breitbart Ads

Vapiano, the German fast casual restaurant chain offering Italian food across Europe and the US, is pulling its ads because "the positions held by Breitbart.com contrast with Vapiano's values, such as openness and tolerance."

CAMERA Reports AFP Journalist Takes Active Role in Fatah Politics

Prominent Palestinian Authority Fatah politician Nasser Abu Baker is also a well-known reporter for AFP of France.

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.

TIME Magazine Chooses Donald Trump as ‘Person of the Year’

TIME Magazine honors a man the GOP didn't believe would reach the convention, let alone the White House.

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.

Trump Tweets Japanese Billionaire to Invest in US, Creating 50,000 Jobs

Incidentally, earlier on Tuesday Trump rebuked Boeing for charging too much for the Air Force 1, sending its stock plummeting. So this is definitely going to be a memorable ride.

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.

6 Jerusalem Arabs Arrested for Incitement Via Social Networks

Furnished with arrest and search warrants issued by Jerusalem Magistrate Court, Police confiscated the suspects' personal computers, mobile devices, and removable media.

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