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Rare Porcelain Belonging to Viennese Jewish Survivor Auctioned

15 Iyyar 5776 – May 23, 2016
The collection belonged to Eve Newgas, née Blumka, whose family was among the most prestigious art and antique dealers in Vienna.

70 Years Later, Auschwitz Inmate’s Gold Ring Found in Double Bottom Mug

14 Iyyar 5776 – May 21, 2016
"The Germans incessantly lied to the Jews they deported for extermination. They told them about resettlement, work and life in a different location."

Vatican invites Exorcist Director William Friedkin to Meet a Real Dybbuk

12 Iyyar 5776 – May 19, 2016
"I don't think I will ever be the same having seen this astonishing thing."

Ivanka Trump Says NYT Distorted Facts of Father’s Treatment of Women [video]

10 Iyyar 5776 – May 18, 2016
The NYT report described "unwelcome romantic advances, unending commentary on the female form, a shrewd reliance on ambitious women, and unsettling workplace conduct."

Israel, Austria Celebrate 60 years of Diplomacy

9 Iyyar 5776 – May 17, 2016
Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz had a packed schedule for his visit this week in Israel.

French Jewish Students Sue Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

9 Iyyar 5776 – May 16, 2016
"It's a mystery whether the moderating teams in social media are actually working," said UEJF president Sacha Reingewirtz,.

What If They Built a $24 Million ‘Palestinian Museum’ and There Was Nothing to...

All the museum people would say is, “We didn’t feel that what was delivered was up to scratch.”

Las Vegas Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Pledges $100M for Trump Presidential Campaign

7 Iyyar 5776 – May 15, 2016
Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson has formally endorsed Donald Trump for president.

Woody Allen Brunt of Rape Joke at Cannes Ceremony [video]

5 Iyyar 5776 – May 12, 2016
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?

Ori Gersht’s ‘Floating World’ at London’s Ben Brown Fine Arts

Israeli photographer Ori Gersht's latest works are a series of photographs capturing the ancient gardens in Buddhist Zen temples in and around Kyoto.

Watch full Version: Knesset ‘Songs in their Memory’ Event Honoring Israel’s Fallen [video]

3 Iyyar 5776 – May 11, 2016
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.

Anti-Zionist Mob Invades Brooklyn Museum to Protest Nuance and Humanism

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 10, 2016
When white people decolonize their oppressors, does it count as liberation, or does it automatically constitute an occupation?

French Government Returns Stolen Degas to Jewish Owners

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 9, 2016
According to the French government, the country's museums are in possession of some 2,000 similarly unclaimed works.

From Han to Han, May The Force Be Jewish

The actor cast in the male lead for the newest Star Wars sequel is Jewish, as is original Han Solo character Harrison Ford.

Israeli General Counseling Police Protecting Cannes Film Festival

1 Iyyar 5776 – May 8, 2016
More than 500 security personnel as well as paramilitary gendarmes will patrol the Palais des Festivals area.

PM Netanyahu Listed Among Top 10 ‘Most Admired Men in America’

Israel's prime minister is among the top 10 most admired men in America, with the US president.

Anne Frank’s Book of Fairytales Auctioned for $62,500

According to a spokesman for the auction house, the auction included half a dozen potential buyers and lasted a minute.

Survey: Rightwing Jews More Comfortable Speaking Out in Israel than Counterparts

Half the leftists feel ill at ease about expressing their views in Israel, while absolute majority of right-leaning Jews feel very or quite comfortable.

Netanyahu Condemns ‘Outrageous’ Deputy Chief of Staff’s Speech [video]

The open rebuke was a deadly jibe at Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, who defended and supported Golan's speech and the sentiments he noted.

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