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New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charity

New Jersey Artist Donates Israel Paintings to Charity

New Jersey artist Barbara Bortniker donates paintings of Israel scenes to charitySharona Cohen, 08/07/2020 15:00
Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

FB group for Israeli painters member writes post asking to avoid sharing nude paintings in group. Next day he finds himself ousted.Yonatan Gottleib, 02/06/2020 21:21
National Gallery of Art to return Nazi-looted Picasso to heirs of German-Jewish banker

National Gallery of Art to return Nazi-looted Picasso to heirs of German-Jewish banker

Art museum will return drawing by Picasso to heirs of German-Jewish banker who sold it at a loss, fearing Nazis would confiscate his estate.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/04/2020 19:17
Prized Marc Chagall painting stolen in the ’90s resurfaces at an Israeli auction

Prized Marc Chagall painting stolen in the ’90s resurfaces at an Israeli auction

24 years after being stolen, Marc Chagall's painting 'Jacob's Ladder' goes up for sale at auction in Herzliya.Karen Chernick, JTA, 24/01/2020 07:14
Germany hands back Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

Germany hands back Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

Germany returns painting looted by the Nazis which ended up in art hoard of son of Third Reich-era art dealer.AFP, 03/07/2019 19:31
Vacuum cleaner skit: Ivanka unperturbed

Vacuum cleaner skit: Ivanka unperturbed

President's daughter responds with poise to performance designed to humiliate her, in which she is portrayed vacuuming bread crumbs.Mordechai Sones, 07/02/2019 11:23
EU to member states: Work to recover Nazi-looted art

EU to member states: Work to recover Nazi-looted art

European Parliament passes resolution calling on EU states to identify, recover 110,000 Nazi-looted works still missing.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/01/2019 19:29
Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jew's heirs

Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jew's heirs

German government returns 19th century painting taken by Nazis from French Jewish politician and resistance leader Georges Mandel.AFP, 08/01/2019 20:51
New Jerusalem art gallery merges splendor and simplicity

New Jerusalem art gallery merges splendor and simplicity

La Vie en Rose Art Gallery and Picture Framing opens in Arnona, just a block away from US Embassy.Mordechai Sones, 02/12/2018 18:05
'Israeli art has an obligation to be impertinent'

'Israeli art has an obligation to be impertinent'

President Rivlin attends event marking 70 years of Israeli creativity. "We are known as a people with chutzpah. Our art must be the same."Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2018 03:37
Handmade artwork from Netanya's Taasion

Handmade artwork from Netanya's Taasion

The Taasion is a working and rehabilitation center for people who are developmentally disabled, producing unique ceramic and glass art., 18/11/2018 12:56
'Brushes with the Bible' - when Torah and art meet

'Brushes with the Bible' - when Torah and art meet

Book launched combining sermons of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin with commentators, midrashim, interspersed with breathtaking works of art.Mordechai Sones, 16/10/2018 19:54
New musical art video in memory of Ari Fuld

New musical art video in memory of Ari Fuld

Tribes: The Sons of Israel musical video is presented from Outreach of Humanity series.Mordechai Sones, 27/09/2018 09:56
Italian Art, Literature and Music award to Dr. Inna Rogatchi

Italian Art, Literature and Music award to Dr. Inna Rogatchi

Rogatchi Foundation president, Dr. Inna Rogatchi awarded the Italian National Art, Literature and Music X Il Volo di Pegaso Award.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2018 15:09
Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover

Inna Rogatchi sends a fine art photo message for Passover from the Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2018 10:25
Grandson of Dutch-German Jews recovers Nazi-looted painting

Grandson of Dutch-German Jews recovers Nazi-looted painting

16th century Renaissance painting looted by Nazis from Jewish couple returned to their grandson.JTA, 25/03/2018 19:04
Dusseldorf nixes exhibit on art dealer over restitution demands

Dusseldorf nixes exhibit on art dealer over restitution demands

'There are very influential people in Germany who don’t want to see art returned to Jews.'JTA, 19/11/2017 14:29
Israeli public invited to suggest new exhibit at UN

Israeli public invited to suggest new exhibit at UN

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon asks public for help in choosing exhibit to represent spirit of Israel to world leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2017 17:06
Dual exhibitions lift veil on Nazi-era art hoard

Dual exhibitions lift veil on Nazi-era art hoard

Exhibition split between two museums portrays art collection hoarded by son of Nazi-era dealer, six of the pieces were looted from Jews.AFP, 01/11/2017 07:42
Another painting from Gurlitt collection was looted by the Nazis

Another painting from Gurlitt collection was looted by the Nazis

Restitution to heirs to commence after researchers discover painting belonged to Jewish politician Georges Mandel before Nazis stole it.JTA, 26/10/2017 16:07
Promoting art and culture from outlying areas

Promoting art and culture from outlying areas

ILTV speaks with Hadas Goldman, Co-Founder of Tarbut Movement, which focuses on art and culture from all over Israel.ILTV, 21/10/2017 20:55
Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of legal tussle

Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of legal tussle

Descendants of Holocaust survivor push court to annul sale of painting confiscated by Nazis.AFP, 09/10/2017 14:51
Israeli light in a Jaffa gallery - and at the Venice Biennale

Israeli light in a Jaffa gallery - and at the Venice Biennale

Ariella Wertheimer's art has gone global. She tells Arutz Sheva about her lightboxes and grids, Zionism and even Rabbi Kook in Jaffa.Rochel Sylvetsky, 08/10/2017 11:31
Man arrested for arson of Brooklyn ‘mitzvah bus’

Man arrested for arson of Brooklyn ‘mitzvah bus’

No hate crime charge in arson against famous hassidic bus featured in Jewish music videos and festivals.JTA, 01/08/2017 18:31
Jewish artist's minibus torched

Jewish artist's minibus torched

Vandals in Brooklyn burn colorful bus belonging to local Jewish artist.Gary Willig, 26/06/2017 21:29
'Art is a language'

'Art is a language'

New art exhibits spark conversations with Israeli artists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2017 12:15
Tiroche Auction House - Revolutionizing how Israeli art is sold.

Tiroche Auction House - Revolutionizing how Israeli art is sold.

Amitai Hazan tells of the auction house that is revolutionizing trade in Israeli and Jewish art.Mordechai Sones, 09/05/2017 13:53
Indian sand sculptor congratulates Trump administration

Indian sand sculptor congratulates Trump administration

On a beach in India a sand sculptor crafts an art piece dedicated to US President Donald Trump., 09/03/2017 11:30
Watch: Art sculptures that stretch?

Watch: Art sculptures that stretch?

Stretching sculpture amazes onlookers., 27/02/2017 13:30
Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil

Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil

Jewish women's group calls off art exhibition in Rio, Brazil, after paintings by 35 Israeli women stolen in transit.JTA, 26/02/2017 18:30
Terror Art exposed

Terror Art exposed

A female terrorist who tried to stab an IDF soldier reveals her drawings illustrating her intention to murder a soldier.Ido Ben Porat, 03/01/2017 11:26
Emunah College offers answer to left-wing artistic incitement

Emunah College offers answer to left-wing artistic incitement

Students at Emunah College set up exhibit on human dignity and the limits of art in response to works inciting against PM.Benny Toker, 22/12/2016 20:20
A world of art lost forever to the fire

A world of art lost forever to the fire

Artist Yoram Raanan lost decades of artwork when a fire burned down his studio.Eliran Aharon, 27/11/2016 22:28
Iranian art on display in Jerusalem

Iranian art on display in Jerusalem

Exhibition on Iranian contemporary art is currently on display at the Islamic museum in Jerusalem. Curator: Art can bring people together.ILTV, 17/11/2016 02:26
Painting a legacy: Artist illustrates 613 mitzvot

Painting a legacy: Artist illustrates 613 mitzvot

Archie Rand created one of the largest paintings in the world, 613 mitzvot, engages the text in dialogue rather than be subservient to it.Raphael Poch, 23/12/2015 20:14
Art Detective Restores Justice for Jewish Families

Art Detective Restores Justice for Jewish Families

Christopher Marinello uses his legal skills to bring justice to the heirs of families whose art was stolen by the Nazis and others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2015 08:03
Joint Jewish-Arab Art Museum Opens in Galilee

Joint Jewish-Arab Art Museum Opens in Galilee

Art museum aims to transcend politics and national differences amidst height of conflict over art and censure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2015 17:57
Israeli Sculptor Menashe Kadishman Dies at 82

Israeli Sculptor Menashe Kadishman Dies at 82

Menashe Kadishman, who received the Israel Prize for sculpture in 1995, dies at Tel Hashomer Hospital.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/05/2015 21:00
Jewish Art Collectors' Haul Up for Auction at $50M

Jewish Art Collectors' Haul Up for Auction at $50M

Sonnabend collection includes some of the 20th Century's finest artists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2015 20:30
Gaza Man Wants 'Refund' After Selling Banksy Door

Gaza Man Wants 'Refund' After Selling Banksy Door

A Gaza Arab claims that a local artist “duped” him into selling an “original Banksy” for NIS 700, when it is likely worth much more.Moshe Cohen, 01/04/2015 16:29
Jewish Heirs Sue Germany for Nazi-Looted Treasure

Jewish Heirs Sue Germany for Nazi-Looted Treasure

Heirs of Jewish art dealers, forced by Nazis to sell Guelph Treasure of church relics, demand justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2015 15:21
Muslim Street Artist Beaten for 'Coexistence'

Muslim Street Artist Beaten for 'Coexistence'

Well-known Muslim street artist beaten in Paris, reportedly by Muslim attackers - after he rallies for interfaith understanding.Tova Dvorin, 12/02/2015 02:13
Defeating 'Ugly' ISIS With Shoes

Defeating 'Ugly' ISIS With Shoes

Zippers, shoelaces and trash - these are the weapons of a Baghdad artist and professor, whose personal battle is to embarrass the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2015 07:08
'Talit Panties' at Offensive College Art Exhibit

'Talit Panties' at Offensive College Art Exhibit

Sapir College has already raised anger with 'slaughter the Jew' hamsa - now its exhibit has underwear made out of Jewish ritual objects.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 15/01/2015 16:03
Watch: Protest at 'Slaughter the Jew' Art Exhibit

Watch: Protest at 'Slaughter the Jew' Art Exhibit

Controversial display of Jewish art transformed into inciteful screed torpedoed as man accuses it of 'spitting' on dead soldiers.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 06/01/2015 21:01
Sapir College's Exhibit 'Incites to Kill Jews'

Sapir College's Exhibit 'Incites to Kill Jews'

Jewish Home candidate Ronen Shoval files police complaint against Sapir College for displaying artwork with expression 'Kill the Jews.'Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 29/12/2014 17:39
Rembrandt Exhibit Includes Jewish, Biblical Themes

Rembrandt Exhibit Includes Jewish, Biblical Themes

Paintings featured at National Gallery include 'Jewish Bride' and depiction of David and Batsheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2014 15:52
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, 12/10/2014 16:09
Paintings Stolen from Russian Jewish Museum

Paintings Stolen from Russian Jewish Museum

Five works of Russian Jewish painter Isaac Levitan stolen; haul worth over $2 million.AFP, 06/08/2014 18:22
PA To Show Pope 'Suffering Palestinian' Jesus Art

PA To Show Pope 'Suffering Palestinian' Jesus Art

PA-commissioned art exhibit will be displayed in Bethlehem for pope's visit, mixing classic Christian art with 'Palestinian suffering.'Ari Yashar, 22/05/2014 21:24
Jewish Group Calls for Publication of Newest Trove

Jewish Group Calls for Publication of Newest Trove

Jewish advocates call for the publication of newly found artworks at the home of an elderly German recluse.Elad Benari, 14/02/2014 03:44
WJC Head: Germany Needs Law for Nazi-Looted Art

WJC Head: Germany Needs Law for Nazi-Looted Art

Germany must introduce a law specifically aimed at facilitating the return of Nazi-looted art, says Ronald Lauder.Elad Benari, 31/01/2014 04:42
Tel Aviv Exhibit Aids IDF's Budding Artists

Tel Aviv Exhibit Aids IDF's Budding Artists

Association for the Wellbeing of Israel's Soldiers project offers gifted young Israeli artists a head-start after leaving the military.Ari Soffer, 16/12/2013 13:37
Switz.: High Price for Legal Fees in Nazi Art Case

Switz.: High Price for Legal Fees in Nazi Art Case

European probes into art taken from Jews during the rise of Nazi Germany continues; Swiss museum wins case, only to pay hefty legal fees.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2013 21:20
Looted Art May be Returned to Munich Man

Looted Art May be Returned to Munich Man

Some paintings in an art trove looted by the Nazis may be returned to the Munich man in whose apartment they were discovered.Elad Benari and AFP, 11/11/2013 06:42
Experts: Not Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

Experts: Not Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

Identifying the rightful owners of a vast trove of art looted by the Nazis will be an enormous task, say experts.Elad Benari, 07/11/2013 06:43
Switzerland: Found Artworks Not 'Looted' - Bought

Switzerland: Found Artworks Not 'Looted' - Bought

Swiss gallery denies involvement with German art collector found to be holding some 1500 artworks looted by Nazis during HolocaustTova Dvorin , 04/11/2013 23:45