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News and updates about museums

After outrage:

Spanish museum renames pro-Palestinian program

Madrid's Reina Sofia museum changes the name of pro-Palestinian Arab program which was called "From The River To the Sea".

Spanish museum renames pro-Palestinian program

US lawmakers propose:

Museum on history of American Jewry to join Smithsonian

US Jewish history museum may become part of the Smithsonian 4 years after surviving bankruptcy.

Museum on history of American Jewry to join Smithsonian

Please - no museums

The last thing we need is another museum of dead Jews. Opinion..

Please - no museums

The silence of the Holocaust Museums

Museums robotically having Kristallnacht events without pausing to bring in the current attacks on Jews are violating their mission. Op-ed.

The silence of the Holocaust Museums

Jewish history museum to continue offering free admission

Philadelphia’s American Jewish history museum extends free admission.

Jewish history museum to continue offering free admission

In Germany, a new exhibit puts the DP camps in the spotlight

Landmark exhibits shed light on life in German displaced person camps after the Holocaust.

In Germany, a new exhibit puts the DP camps in the spotlight

Tel Aviv:

Museum cancels event with auction house which sold Nazi jewelry

Tel Aviv art museum cancels event with Christie’s following auction of jewelry collection with Nazi ties.

Museum cancels event with auction house which sold Nazi jewelry

'Tel Aviv art museum must not support auction house's hypocrisy'

Tel Aviv art museum embroiled in ‘conflict of interest’ involving Nazi-linked jewelry auction.

'Tel Aviv art museum must not support auction house's hypocrisy'

This museum curator is returning art looted by Nazis to owners

A German museum curator is personally returning art looted by the Nazis to the descendants of the Holocaust victims who owned them.

This museum curator is returning art looted by Nazis to owners

Climate activists throw black liquid on priceless Klimt painting

Members of climate activist group deface priceless 1915 painting at Vienna museum.

Climate activists throw black liquid on priceless Klimt painting

10 Must-Visit Jewish Museums In Europe This Summer

Now that lockdowns are over, here are some great places to visit.

10 Must-Visit Jewish Museums In Europe This Summer

Jewish artist asks controversial Swiss museum to remove her work

Painter and sculptor Miriam Cahn denounces Zurich museum for "whitewashing" Nazi links of a large permanent collection of paintings.

Jewish artist asks controversial Swiss museum to remove her work

Plan for museum on site of concentration camp meets with protest

In Poland, plans to build a museum on Schindler survivors’ former camp spark environmental protest.

Plan for museum on site of concentration camp meets with protest

New Jewish museum will have exhibit dedicated to German Jews

Frankfurt’s new $58 million Jewish museum reclaims Anne Frank’s forgotten roots in the city.

New Jewish museum will have exhibit dedicated to German Jews

Art museum to lose tax-exempt status due to smear campaign?

Ex-Nazi hunter goes after Whitney Museum for ‘smear campaign’ against businessman’s Israel ties.

Art museum to lose tax-exempt status due to smear campaign?

Museum to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art

Swiss museum agrees to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art worth $2m.

Museum to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art

Top Dutch museums close over coronavirus

Major museums announce closure to help stop spread of coronavirus as Netherlands bans gatherings of over 100 people.

Top Dutch museums close over coronavirus

Jewish history museum files for bankruptcy protection

National Museum of American Jewish History files for bankruptcy protection.

Jewish history museum files for bankruptcy protection

Poland: Jewish museum leader steps down

Polish Jewish history museum chooses new director, ending controversy.

Poland: Jewish museum leader steps down

First event held at Jerusalem's newest museum

United Hatzalah and Danielle Sonnenfeld Foundation honored at Jerusalem’s Museum of Tolerance gala.

First event held at Jerusalem's newest museum

Hollywood producer helping establish new Warsaw Ghetto museum

Producer Charles B. Wessler asks anyone with artifacts from Warsaw Ghetto to donate it to a new museum to open in the Polish city in 2023.

Hollywood producer helping establish new Warsaw Ghetto museum

Resignation of museum director 'huge blow to Berlin'

300 Jewish studies scholars sign letter supporting embattled former Berlin Jewish Museum director.

Resignation of museum director 'huge blow to Berlin'

'Shocking' to hear museum director accused of anti-Semitism

45 Jewish scholars sign unprecedented letter supporting Berlin Jewish Museum director who resigned under pressure.

'Shocking' to hear museum director accused of anti-Semitism

CEO of American Jewish History musem resigns

Ivy Barsky, CEO of National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, resigning in June.

CEO of American Jewish History musem resigns

'Israel is a spiritual and cosmic magnet'

Internationally renowned illusionist Uri Geller is opening a museum in Jaffa. What will be in it and what inspired him to return to Israel?

'Israel is a spiritual and cosmic magnet'

Uri Geller's next project

Psychic Uri Geller speaks about discovery of ancient soap factory, and what he wants to do next.

Uri Geller's next project

Museum honors Poles murdered for sheltering Jews

Unique museum tells story of Polish family betrayed by their neighbors and murdered for hiding Jews during Holocaust.

Museum honors Poles murdered for sheltering Jews

Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Berlin museum returns Nazi-looted sculpture to heirs of Jewish owners.

Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Minister Ariel initiates Museum of Settlement

Agriculture Minister promotes initiative to establish central museum and study center for settlement research.

Minister Ariel initiates Museum of Settlement

Sneak peek: New Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv

Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University will open its doors to the public for a trial period in the coming weeks.

Sneak peek: New Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv

'Platoon of the Wall' House to reopen for first time in 80 years

Museum opens in Old City of Jerusalem in headquarters of youth group which blew the shofar in defiance of British Mandate policy.

'Platoon of the Wall' House to reopen for first time in 80 years

Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

New museum focuses on life and death in the Warsaw Ghetto, where the Nazis imprisoned nearly 500,000 Jews during the Holocaust.

Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

Polish culture minister slams EU museum for Holocaust exibit

Piotr Gliński says House of European History in Brussels portrays Poland as 'co-perpetrator' of the Holocaust.

Polish culture minister slams EU museum for Holocaust exibit

New Jewish museum seeks to showcase Sephardic culture

Portuguese town reopens museum about crypto-Jews for European Jewish culture day.

New Jewish museum seeks to showcase Sephardic culture

Massive gold coin stolen from German museum

Thieves steal multi-million dollar gold coin from museum, expert says it 'could be cooling by now.'

Massive gold coin stolen from German museum

Belgian policeman appeals conviction after Jewish museum murders

A Belgian policeman convicted of negligence while investigating the murder of four at the Jewish Museum of Brussels appeals sentence.

Belgian policeman appeals conviction after Jewish museum murders

Despite protests, 2 new Jewish museums to open in Portugal

Lisbon Jewish community vice president says new museum demonstrates Portugal's immunity to new anti-Semitism trend.

Despite protests, 2 new Jewish museums to open in Portugal

Poland's WWII museum gets caught in political crosshairs

Critics slam Polish WWII museum for neglecting 'Polish perspective' on war.

Poland's WWII museum gets caught in political crosshairs

Polish Jewry museum wins European Museum of the Year Award

Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw wins the European Museum of the Year Award.

Polish Jewry museum wins European Museum of the Year Award

Outrage: Anti-Zionists to hold event at 'Land of Israel' museum

Group that promotes 'right of return' for Arabs spits in the face of Zionism by holding event at the Eretz Israel Museum.

Outrage: Anti-Zionists to hold event at 'Land of Israel' museum

Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever,' And Like Music, Too

The Central Bureau of Statistics said that music, sports, and playing the lottery were among Israelis' favorite cultural activities.

Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever,' And Like Music, Too

Afghanistan's 'Jihad' Museum 'For the Sake of Peace'

Herat museum glorifies the 'martyrs' of the Soviet-Afghanistan war; organizers claim 'jihad' focus is to encourage peace.

Afghanistan's 'Jihad' Museum 'For the Sake of Peace'

'Put it Back!' Tutankhamun's Beard Glued Back On After Mishap

Inquiry into Egyptian museum launched after ancient mummy found to have had his glue reattached with epoxy.

'Put it Back!' Tutankhamun's Beard Glued Back On After Mishap

Belgian Museum Cancels Charlie Hebdo Exhibit Citing Danger

Museum dedicated to famous cartoonist Tintin says police consultation convinced it that exhibit showing victims of shooting too dangerous.

Belgian Museum Cancels Charlie Hebdo Exhibit Citing Danger

300 Masterpieces from France Set for Louvre Abu Dhabi

The exhibit in the new museum includes a Jewish Torah from Yemen. Museum is to open in December 2015.

300 Masterpieces from France Set for Louvre Abu Dhabi

Latvia Opens Museum Dedicated to Jewish Painter

A museum dedicated to painter Mark Rothko opens in his Latvian hometown, a century after he left and found fame in the U.S.

Latvia Opens Museum Dedicated to Jewish Painter

'Palestine Museum' Attempts to Expunge Jewish Rights to Land

PA officials joined a ceremony to lay cornerstone for a new museum of “Palestinian culture, history and society” in Bir Zeit near Ramallah.

'Palestine Museum' Attempts to Expunge Jewish Rights to Land

Video Sneak Peak: The Israel Museum "Herod the Great" Exhibition

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, premieres the world’s first exhibition on the life and legacy of King Herod.

Video Sneak Peak: The Israel Museum "Herod the Great" Exhibition

Italy to Construct First Holocaust Museum on Mussolini Residence

Italy is building its first Holocaust museum on Mussolini’s former residence, if bureaucratic obstacles do not hinder its construction.

Italy to Construct First Holocaust Museum on Mussolini Residence

Yesha Museums to Finally get Government Funding

Culture and Sport Minister Limor Livnat announced that her Ministry would supply funds for museums in Judea and Samaria

Yesha Museums to Finally get Government Funding

Peres and Putin to Open World’s Largest Jewish Museum

President Shimon Peres will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday to open the world’s largest Jewish museum.

Peres and Putin to Open World’s Largest Jewish Museum

Ukraine Unveils $60 Million Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Some 300 guests and dignitaries marked the grand opening of Jewish Community Center and Holocaust Museum in the Ukraine.

Ukraine Unveils $60 Million Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

National Infantry Museum Inaugurates New Holocaust Exhibit

A new Holocaust exhibit opened at National Infantry Museum in honor of WWII war hero.

National Infantry Museum Inaugurates New Holocaust Exhibit

Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

Dialogue with Time leads participants to relate differently to the elderly and old age.

Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

First Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Museum to Open in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s first Holocaust museum, the first Holocaust museum in the world to focus on Orthodox Jews, will open next spring.

First Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Museum to Open in Brooklyn

Secret Iranian Art Collection Includes Works of Israeli Icon

An Iranian art collection, being partially displayed at Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art, includes works by Jewish and Israeli artists.

Secret Iranian Art Collection Includes Works of Israeli Icon

King David's 3025th Birthday Marked in the Heart of Tel Aviv

The King David Museum in Tel Aviv celebrated Shavuot as well as the 3025th birthday of Israel's greatest king.

King David's 3025th Birthday Marked in the Heart of Tel Aviv

King David's 3,025th Birthday Celebrated at New Museum

Tel Aviv's new King David Museum offers two fun-filled free days honoring birthday of greatest Jewish king ever.

King David's 3,025th Birthday Celebrated at New Museum

A 14th Century Haggadah Meets 21st Century Technology

A renowned 14th-century Haggadah is now available to browse on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

A 14th Century Haggadah Meets 21st Century Technology

King David Museum in Tel Aviv: 3,000 Years of Jewish History

Arutz Sheva visits the opening of the King David Museum, which is dedicated to King David's legacy, life, and ruling period.

King David Museum in Tel Aviv: 3,000 Years of Jewish History