Empty Shelves: Clouds are reflected in the glass top of Micha Ullman?s 1995 pit sculpture, ?The Library.? The Holocaust memorial was built in Berlin on the site of a notorius 1933 Nazi book burning.

Art That Hints At Big Questions

Israeli sculptor Micha Ullman likes to refer to his art as “offerings” — works that people can choose to accept or not. He doesn’t believe in forcing anything on anyone, and especially not art.

‘American Idol’ Star’s Biblical Role

Panned for breaking nearly every theatrical commandment by, uh, everyone, the 2004 musical production “The Ten Commandments,” starring Val Kilmer and performed in Los Angeles, was tucked away where all bad performances go quietly to die: YouTube.

Survival of the Fittest: Producers of the Israeli version of ?Survivor? are considering various venues for the season finale.

Israeli ‘Survivor’: Next Stop, Masada?

Nearly two millennia after becoming the site of a mass Jewish suicide, the ancient fortress Masada might finally yield a “Survivor.”

Beatlemania Sweeps Israeli City

The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” is temporarily being transplanted to Israel.

How Do You Say ‘Charge It’ in Yiddish?

Chalk it up to the recession; it’s making all of us behave in unexpected ways. The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, a not-for-profit organization founded a century ago by socialist, Yiddish-speaking immigrants, recently launched its own credit card. With the organization’s logo in the upper-left corner, the Visa Platinum card offers new users the standard 0% annual percentage rate for the first six months. The Workmen’s Circle gets $50 whenever someone signs up and makes his first purchase, and then 0.3% of whatever the cardholder spends after that. “It’s such an easy way to share with the Workmen’s Circle/Arbiter Ring and continue our mission of progressive and cultural Jewish identity building,” the Workmen’s Circle’s executive director, Ann Toback, told The Shmooze. “I thought it was a win-win all around.”