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"Citrons and lemons were the first citrus fruits to arrive in the Mediterranean and were status symbols for the elite."
The exhibit draws attention to the refugee crisis and features works of welded iron superimposed over Reuter’s photographs of refugees.
The grant is the largest awarded to Beit Hatfutsot from a U.S. philanthropic foundation in its 40-year history.
British aristocracy have apparently not yet recovered from President Obama's insult, despite the gesture of conciliation by a new incoming president.
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.
Many locals boycotted the cinema because unmarried men and women drank alcohol and even slept together in the guest house that was attached to Cinema Jenin.
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.”
Rudolf-August Oetker was the grandson of Dr. August Oetker. He ran the company from 1944 to 1981.
It seems that Bavaria thought restitution meant restitution to the Nazis rather than to their victims.
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.
A German government minister backs a Jewish member on a committee to decide the return of cultural property stolen by the Nazis.
Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.
The Guggenheim Museum should remove this article, not because of censorship but because the museum should not publish lies, fabrications and slander.
Two 'mummy paintings' stolen by the Nazis from the heirs of a German publisher have been returned to his heirs.
The present director transformed the Israel Museum into a world-class institution and doubled visitor numbers.
A Gazan who sold a Banksy painted on his bombed-out doorway to a local artist for NIS 700 (about $175) says he was tricked.
It was probably the first time that the marble relief portrait of Moses hanging in the House Chamber ever received such public acknowledgement.