Saturday, March 25, 2017
JTA did some digging and picked out some of the unexpected Jewish tidbits from among the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Jewish artists are behind a majority of America’s greatest comic book heroes--Superman, Batman, Captain America, Spider-Man, and the Hulk; the list goes on.
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.
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.
Sternthal Books is producing a coffee table book of portraits culled from the extensive archives of the Pri-Or Photo House in Tel Aviv.
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.
A German court formally authorized the return of two Nazi-looted art works from the collection of the late art collector Cornelius Gurlitt.
Nearly 200 Israeli and international professional artists are showcasing their artwork in the second annual Jerusalem Biennale For Contemporary Jewish Art.
Israeli artist Nir Hod appears to have pulled off something of an art world coup this month.
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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