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Ilana Rovina

Arts pioneer Ilana Rovina dies

Ilana Rovina was extremely popular in the 1960s and 1970s, especially during the Yom Kippur War when she traveled constantly to the front lines to sing to the troops.

Arkadi Duchin sets his sights on Abu Dhabi

“I’m sure there’s a lot more than horses and sweets there, but I don’t really know what there is. I think it’s a humorous song. I’m not trying to put down anybody.”

De Haan’s ‘Old Man with Tallit’ 2

Meijer de Haan, Gauguin’s Jewish protégé.

The Jewish heritage of Meijer de Haan, artist and Gauguin's protégé, is finally revealed.

By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
15/01/2020
 Left: ‘Mother,’ Majdal Shams, 2015, pastel on cardboard, by Sonia Mahmoud. Right: ‘Leisure Time,’ J

Art in ‘conversation’

The Wolfson Museum of Jewish Art at Heichal Shlomo hosts ‘This Too Is Possible’

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
08/02/2018
Zoya Cherkassky

From the Soviet Union with love

Through “Pravda,” Zoya Cherkassky is certainly adding her unique voice and perspective.

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
08/02/2018
The palm tree is a Muslim symbol of fertility, and signifies the resident’s return from Mecca

Getting down to Jerusalem

David Kroyanker’s paean to his beloved Jerusalem is an enriching joy to behold, which offers a fascinating peek into this unique and ever-evolving city.

08/02/2018
Singer Paul Simon bows after performing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" during the Democratic National

Paul Simon says his upcoming tour will be his last

The singer had hinted at retiring from touring two years ago, saying that “Showbiz doesn’t hold any interest” for him.

By JTA
06/02/2018
Comedian Jerry Lewis reaches out to cover the camera lens as he arrives at the 12th annual American

Jerry Lewis, comedy legend and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

Lewis traveled to Tel Aviv for a weeklong film festival in his honor, produced in association with the Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives.

20/08/2017
Ariela Wertheimer

Empowerment through visual metaphor

Ariela Wertheimer establishes herself as world class artist without the help of her famous family

Berardo Museum

'Jerusalem is the center of my spiritual world'

David Breuer-Weil expresses love for the holy city in his modern sculptures he spreads around it.

By NADINE WOJAKOVSKI
28/07/2017
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