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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 Swiss museum housing Nazi arms dealer's collection 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

Poland: 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 Frank family and German Jewish culture

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

IRS may strip museum of its tax-exempt status due to its handling of anti-Israel protests

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?

Switzerland: 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

Philadelphia: 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 Dariusz Stola steps down, ending stalemate

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.

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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?

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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.

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'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.'

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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 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

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.

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

Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever'

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

'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'

Tutankhamun's Beard Glued Back On

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

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 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' 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.

'Palestine Museum' Attempts to Expunge Jewish Rights to Land

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.

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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.

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