The hardships faced by Soviet Jews did not dissipate the moment they arrived on the El Al flights that shuttled them to their new country.
As he refused to meet the requirement of learning German in the aftermath of the Holocaust, Katz was never awarded a doctorate.
The Museum On The Seam is in dire financial straights. Will it survive? Explore inside while you still can:
In a provocative new exhibit in Israel, Jesus is used to symbolize Jews in the Holocaust, Palestinians, refugees and more.
The Israel Museum in Jerusalem has named Eran Neuman, the head of the architecture school at Tel Aviv University, as its new director.
The museum considered a cornerstone of modern Israeli identity has decked the walls with Jesus-inspired works by Jewish and Israeli artists this holiday season.
The Israel Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a year-long exhibition titled “6 Artists, 6 Projects” - amplifying a challenge they constantly face: negotiating the relationship between the Israel Museum and the Israeli art world.
“Imagine an Israeli museum receiving Botticelli’s (1481) ‘The Annunciation”— a monumental fresco, a great national treasure —on loan from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy,” James Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem announced at the American Friends of the Israel Museum October 28 Gala at Cipriani 42nd St.
The King Herod exhibit is Israel’s most popular antiquities show ever. What does the enduring fascination with this much-maligned historic figure say about modern day Jews?
A rare handwritten copy of the 1497 Mishneh Torah by Maimonides has been jointly acquired by the Israel Museum, Jerusalem and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.