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.
Loach was responding to criticism that his films have been widely shown in Israel, despite his support for a cultural boycott.
JTA did some digging and picked out some of the unexpected Jewish tidbits from among the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards.
The family of a German-Jewish businessman did not adequately show that the Picasso masterpiece “The Actor” was sold under duress, the judge said.
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.
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.
Sternthal Books is producing a coffee table book of portraits culled from the extensive archives of the Pri-Or Photo House in Tel Aviv.
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.
The exhibition, which took 3 1/2 years to organize, includes some 130 paintings, illustrations and other depictions of menorahs from around the world.