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Israeli Researcher Says Citrons, Lemons Were Luxuries in Ancient Mediterranean

"Citrons and lemons were the first citrus fruits to arrive in the Mediterranean and were status symbols for the elite."

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.

The Art of Imagination

Yeshivoth are producing students with a prodigious amount of Jewish knowledge, but are they serving the students and are the Yeshivoth producing real Torah scholars or just walking encyclopedias?

$10 Million Grant Awarded to Museum of Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

The grant is the largest awarded to Beit Hatfutsot from a U.S. philanthropic foundation in its 40-year history.

UK to Loan Bust of Winston Churchill After Trump Requests Its Return to White...

British aristocracy have apparently not yet recovered from President Obama's insult, despite the gesture of conciliation by a new incoming president.

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.

Cinema Jenin Shutting Down, Dashing Hopes for Culture, Art, in Suspicious City

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.

First Jewish Members Appointed to Germany’s Nazi Looted Art Panel

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.”

German Frozen Pizza Maker Reveals Nazi Art Loot in Company Collection

Rudolf-August Oetker was the grandson of Dr. August Oetker. He ran the company from 1944 to 1981.

The Art Of Sukkot

Many of our greatest artists have produced striking graphic works on these subjects; what follows is a selection of original artwork from my Sukkot collection.

Talk About Art, Change Your Life

Looking at art and describing what we see, helps sharpen our visual intelligence and communicate more effectively.

Report: Germany Returned Nazi-Looted Art to the Nazis who Looted It

It seems that Bavaria thought restitution meant restitution to the Nazis rather than to their victims.

‘Woman in Gold’ Helen Mirren Testifies for Holocaust Art Restitution Bill

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.

Report: German Culture Minister Backs Jewish Delegate For Art Restitution Commission

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 Scolds Israel Over Nude Dancers in Holy City of Jerusalem

Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.

Guggenheim Museum Website Calls Israel “Racist,” Falsely Claims it Censors Art

The Guggenheim Museum should remove this article, not because of censorship but because the museum should not publish lies, fabrications and slander.

Two Roman-Era ‘Mummy Paintings’ Stolen By Nazis Returned to Jewish Heirs

Two 'mummy paintings' stolen by the Nazis from the heirs of a German publisher have been returned to his heirs.

Dr. Seuss Trees on Ben Yehuda

I think these tree, If trees they be, Are Dr. Seuss's, Can't you see? A Tfuffula tree, I count three Sprouting up in front...

Jerusalem’s Israel Museum Searches for New Director

The present director transformed the Israel Museum into a world-class institution and doubled visitor numbers.

Another Brick in the Wall

Israeli artists build an ice wall at the Davidson Center, near the Kotel in Jerusalem. The wall was based on a piece by American artist...

Palestinian Unknowingly Sells Banksy Mural to Gaza Artist for $175

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.

The Story Behind Marble Moses in Netanyahu’s Speech

It was probably the first time that the marble relief portrait of Moses hanging in the House Chamber ever received such public acknowledgement.

Adar Art in Efrat

On Thursday evening, students at the Orot Etzion Boys Elementary School in Efrat reenacted different Biblical scenes as part of an interactive live art/Torah...

Rehanging Chagall

A Chagall tapestry was rehung in the Knesset on February 5, 2015, after it was removed for reconstruction work.

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