Jerusalem Highlights February 17-23

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Unusual compound found in Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’ - study

As part of the 2019 Operation Night Watch, an international research team joined forces to study how the painting materials react chemically and with time.

Jewish philanthropist brings ‘healing’ murals to hospitals and clinics

The Community Mural Project carried on a hospital system tradition to create works for government buildings.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
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Picasso artworks in Las Vegas fetch more than $100 million

Five of the paintings had hung on the walls of the Bellagio's fine dining restaurant, Picasso. The restaurant will continue to display 12 other Picasso works.


French Jewish artist Chaim Soutine rediscovered in suitcase trove of letters

The forgotten legacy of Henri Serouya, historian, intellectual, philosopher, author of many acclaimed books and learned articles, all in French was found by the author in a suitcase in a basement.

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Ouch! Cluster headaches are the headaches of the transition seasons

It’s called the strongest headache that affects people and it has clear, defining characteristics. But why does it appear in the fall? Who suffers from it? Which treatments are available?

By Dr. Amnon Musak/Walla!

Tattoo trouble: How one painted lady ended up in the ER

A 37-year-old woman suffered from various symptoms for two years, until one doctor realized it was because of the tattoos on her body.

By Walla!
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Do you have varicose veins? If so, here is what you can do about it

Do you suffer from veins that protrude from your legs? This is how you’ll know if it’s an aesthetic problem or one which needs medical attention.

By Dr. Reina Antonio/Walla!

New white paint can cool houses more than air conditioning - study

Temperatures in Israel have, in the past, reached between 32 to 42 degrees Celsius multiple times since mid-April

Davood Roostaei: A Painter of Unusual Intensity of Expression

Davood Roostaei, born in Iran on October 12, 1959, was introduced to art at an early age.

By Leo Giosuè
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