Monday, June 26, 2017
The exhibition, which took 3 1/2 years to organize, includes some 130 paintings, illustrations and other depictions of menorahs from around the world.
The settlement allows the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to retain seven pieces of rare German porcelain that were sold in Berlin in 1937 during Nazi-era persecution.
The $10.1 million gift will be used to buy a collection of 450 works by Arthur Szyk, including pieces that have never been displayed publicly.
A former tailor’s apprentice whose life’s work last week went on display at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Lille, Nedjar says he merely “exhumes” his puppets to reconnect to his brethren who were murdered in the Holocaust.
JTA did some digging and picked out some of the unexpected Jewish tidbits from among the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Over the years, students have created dozens of products: costumes that encourage children to move during physical therapy; air-cushioned prosthetic legs with superhero designs; fashionable clothes that people with limited range of movement can easily get on and off.
The book is designed for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive type of dementia that causes a slow decline in thinking, memory and reasoning.
Creative Action Network and the ADL have teamed up to invite artists all over the world to illustrate refugee stories from across time and geography.
An Israeli artist plans to create a piece that will be beamed up to outer space this year, becoming the first-ever sculpture in space.
With so much focus on the recent violence in Jerusalem, it is easy to forget about the innovation and public art on display in the ever changing cityscape.

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