Top Dutch museums close over coronavirus

Top Dutch museums close over coronavirus

Major museums announce closure to help stop spread of coronavirus as Netherlands bans gatherings of over 100 people.AFP, 3/13/2020, 10:01 AM
Philadelphia: Jewish history museum files for bankruptcy protection

Philadelphia: Jewish history museum files for bankruptcy protection

National Museum of American Jewish History files for bankruptcy protection.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/4/2020, 8:51 AM
Poland: Jewish museum leader Dariusz Stola steps down, ending stalemate

Poland: Jewish museum leader Dariusz Stola steps down, ending stalemate

Polish Jewish history museum chooses new director, ending controversy.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 2/15/2020, 6:43 PM
First event held at Jerusalem's newest museum

First event held at Jerusalem's newest museum

United Hatzalah and Danielle Sonnenfeld Foundation honored at Jerusalem’s Museum of Tolerance gala.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 2:46 AM
Hollywood producer helping establish new Warsaw Ghetto 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.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/7/2019, 1:41 PM
Resignation of museum director 'huge blow to Berlin'

Resignation of museum director 'huge blow to Berlin'

300 Jewish studies scholars sign letter supporting embattled former Berlin Jewish Museum director.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 6/21/2019, 7:49 AM
'Shocking' to hear museum director accused of anti-Semitism

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

45 Jewish scholars sign unprecedented letter supporting Berlin Jewish Museum director who resigned under pressure.Ben Sales, JTA, 6/19/2019, 7:52 AM
CEO of American Jewish History musem resigns

CEO of American Jewish History musem resigns

Ivy Barsky, CEO of National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, resigning in June.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/22/2019, 8:51 AM
'Israel is a spiritual and cosmic magnet'

'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?Yoni Kempinski, 8/21/2018, 1:37 AM
Uri Geller's next project

Uri Geller's next project

Psychic Uri Geller speaks about discovery of ancient soap factory, and what he wants to do next.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2018, 11:26 AM
Museum honors Poles murdered for sheltering Jews

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.JTA, 6/30/2018, 10:27 PM
Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Berlin museum returns Nazi-looted sculpture to heirs of Jewish owners.JTA, 6/30/2018, 9:31 PM
Minister Ariel initiates Museum of Settlement

Minister Ariel initiates Museum of Settlement

Agriculture Minister promotes initiative to establish central museum and study center for settlement research.Mordechai Sones, 5/24/2018, 2:20 PM
Sneak peek: New Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv

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.Yoni Kempinski, 5/16/2018, 4:07 AM
'Platoon of the Wall' House to reopen for first time in 80 years

'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.Gary Willig, 3/28/2018, 4:48 PM
Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

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.AFP, 11/18/2017, 6:15 PM
Polish culture minister slams EU museum for Holocaust exibit

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.JTA, 10/8/2017, 4:46 PM
New Jewish museum seeks to showcase Sephardic culture

New Jewish museum seeks to showcase Sephardic culture

Portuguese town reopens museum about crypto-Jews for European Jewish culture day.JTA, 8/24/2017, 2:51 PM
Massive gold coin stolen from German museum

Massive gold coin stolen from German museum

Thieves steal multi-million dollar gold coin from museum, expert says it 'could be cooling by now.'Chana Roberts, 3/29/2017, 10:11 AM
Belgian policeman appeals conviction after Jewish museum murders

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.JTA, 3/13/2017, 3:35 PM
Despite protests, 2 new Jewish museums to open in Portugal

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.JTA, 3/4/2017, 6:50 PM
Poland's WWII museum gets caught in political crosshairs

Poland's WWII museum gets caught in political crosshairs

Critics slam Polish WWII museum for neglecting 'Polish perspective' on war.AFP, 1/30/2017, 11:48 AM
Polish Jewry museum wins Museum of the Year Award

Polish Jewry museum wins Museum of the Year Award

Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw wins the European Museum of the Year Award.JTA, 4/11/2016, 5:06 AM
Anti-Zionists to hold event at a Tel Aviv museum

Anti-Zionists to hold event at a Tel Aviv museum

Group that promotes 'right of return' for Arabs spits in the face of Zionism by holding event at the Eretz Israel Museum.Gil Ronen, 2/3/2016, 7:54 PM
Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever'

Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever'

The Central Bureau of Statistics said that music, sports, and playing the lottery were among Israelis' favorite cultural activities.Moshe Cohen, 8/30/2015, 9:30 PM
'Jihad' Museum 'For the Sake of Peace'

'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.Tova Dvorin, 4/24/2015, 9:48 AM
Tutankhamun's Beard Glued Back On

Tutankhamun's Beard Glued Back On

Inquiry into Egyptian museum launched after ancient mummy found to have had his glue reattached with epoxy.Tova Dvorin, 1/23/2015, 10:55 AM
Belgian Museum Cancels Charlie Hebdo Exhibit

Belgian Museum Cancels Charlie Hebdo Exhibit

Museum dedicated to famous cartoonist Tintin says police consultation convinced it that exhibit showing victims of shooting too dangerous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2015, 6:03 PM
300 Masterpieces Set for Louvre Abu Dhabi

300 Masterpieces Set for Louvre Abu Dhabi

The exhibit in the new museum includes a Jewish Torah from Yemen. Museum is to open in December 2015.Arutz Sheva, 10/12/2014, 4:09 PM
Latvia Opens Museum Dedicated to Jewish Painter

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2013, 3:44 AM
'Palestine Museum' Tries to Expunge Jewish Rights

'Palestine Museum' Tries to Expunge Jewish Rights

PA officials joined a ceremony to lay cornerstone for a new museum of “Palestinian culture, history and society” in Bir Zeit near Ramallah.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/12/2013, 10:52 AM
Video Sneak Peak: The "Herod the Great" Exhibition

Video Sneak Peak: The "Herod the Great" Exhibition

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, premieres the world’s first exhibition on the life and legacy of King Herod.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2013, 5:08 PM
Italy to Construct First Holocaust Museum

Italy to Construct First Holocaust Museum

Italy is building its first Holocaust museum on Mussolini’s former residence, if bureaucratic obstacles do not hinder its construction. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/29/2013, 8:22 PM
Yesha Museums to Finally get Government Funding

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 SamariaDavid Lev, 11/13/2012, 3:15 AM
Peres and Putin to Open Huge Jewish Museum

Peres and Putin to Open Huge Jewish Museum

President Shimon Peres will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday to open the world’s largest Jewish museum. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 11/4/2012, 3:50 PM
Ukraine Unveils Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Ukraine Unveils Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Some 300 guests and dignitaries marked the grand opening of Jewish Community Center and Holocaust Museum in the Ukraine.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/17/2012, 3:34 PM
Infantry Museum Inaugurates New Holocaust Exhibit

Infantry Museum Inaugurates New Holocaust Exhibit

A new Holocaust exhibit opened at National Infantry Museum in honor of WWII war hero.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/28/2012, 10:46 PM
Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

Dialogue with Time leads participants to relate differently to the elderly and old age.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 8/19/2012, 7:31 PM
World's First Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Museum

World's First Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Museum

Brooklyn’s first Holocaust museum, the first Holocaust museum in the world to focus on Orthodox Jews, will open next spring. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/9/2012, 7:28 PM
Iranian Art Collection Includes Israeli Icon

Iranian Art Collection Includes Israeli Icon

An Iranian art collection, being partially displayed at Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art, includes works by Jewish and Israeli artists.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/6/2012, 1:55 PM
King David's Birthday in the Heart of Tel Aviv

King David's Birthday 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.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 5/25/2012, 5:46 AM
King David's 3,025th Birthday Bash at New Museum

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

Tel Aviv's new King David Museum offers two fun-filled free days honoring birthday of greatest Jewish king ever.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2012, 12:32 PM
14th Century Haggadah and 21st Century Technology

14th Century Haggadah and 21st Century Technology

A renowned 14th-century Haggadah is now available to browse on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/2/2012, 4:41 PM
King David Museum: 3,000 Years of Jewish History

King David Museum: 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.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/10/2012, 5:38 AM
Judea and Samaria Museums Bill Passes

Judea and Samaria Museums Bill Passes

A bill placing museums located in Judea and Samaria on equal footing with those in pre-1967 Israel has passed its first Knesset reading. Chana Ya'ar, 12/6/2011, 2:43 AM
'Netanyahu the Destroyer' Museum

'Netanyahu the Destroyer' Museum

MK Yaakov Katz: truck-mounted museum will show demolition of Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria under Netanyahu.Gil Ronen, 6/9/2010, 6:08 PM