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Aerial view of 'Sacred Dreams' by Mira Lehr (detail), 183 aerial sculptures descending from the ceiling of the museum. The large-scale installation was donated by Dr. Robert B. Feldman to the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Photo by Michael E. Fryd (2020). Burned and dyed Japanese paper, acrylic, ink, and resin.

The Collector Robert B. Feldman Donates Major Aerial Sculpture Installation by Mira Lehr to...

Dr. Robert B. Feldman, the New York-based art collector, has promised this large-scale installation by Mira Lehr as a gift to the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. The artwork, titled Sacred Dreams, is comprised of 183 aerial...

Israeli Short Film ‘White Eye’ Nabs Oscar Nomination

Israeli short film “White Eye” by director Tomer Shushan was nominated for an Academy Award, popularly known as an Oscar, in the “Best Live Action Short Film” category. “White Eye” is one of five nominees in the...

March 12, 1999: Violinist Yehudi Menuhin Dies at 82

Music, the world-famous violinist who first dazzled audiences as a child and who later became a statesman in promoting music as a path to international understanding, died March 12 in a Berlin hospital after...
The hidden lake at Timna in the desert was formed when copper quarries were flooded. Credit: Gur Tatiana via Shutterstock.com.

Twelve of the most beautiful secret spots in Israel

Israel being a pretty small country, you’d think that every last inch of it would be well-known and well-covered. Yet that’s far from being the case. Avid or armchair travelers can relish in reaching...
The "North Abraxas" restaurant in Tel Aviv, on Feb. 22, 2017. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Tel Aviv ranks among world’s top six culinary destinations

Prestigious American magazine Food and Travel has chosen Tel Aviv among six of its most recommended culinary destinations around the globe. Other cities on the list are Palermo, Sicily; Chania, Crete; Vienna, Austria, San Sebastian, Spain;...

Verter fun der Vokh – International Women’s Day

אַ‮ פֿרײלעכן‮ אינטערנאַציאָנאַלן‮ פֿרויענטאָג!‮ Happy International Women's Day! Today the world honors the achievements of women, who are leaders in the movements for social justice, climate change and equality in all parts of the world. Women...

Adam Kleinberg – Ordinary Man (Official Video)

After winning an international competition, Adam Kleinberg, a Mexican artist who made aliyah 7 years ago and studied music at Rimon, Israel, releases his new single that promises to be a great success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvcwyfABpWA
Researcher Clinton Bailey interviews a Bedouin elder in 1972. Credit: Boris Carmi from the Meitar Collection at the National Library of Israel Archives.

Clinton Bailey Archive of Bedouin Culture comes to National Library of Israel

Clinton Bailey has conducted research in the deserts of Sinai and the Negev over the past five decades, establishing himself as a world-renowned expert on the Bedouin. The Clinton Bailey Archive of Bedouin Culture is...
Shira Haas during a March 4, 2020 interview with “Elle UK” magazine. Source: Screenshot.

Israeli actress Shira Haas to star in new American TV series about Golda Meir

Israeli actress Shira Haas, best known as the star of the Netflix four-part series “Unorthodox” and for her role in the popular Israeli TV drama “Shtisel,” has been tapped to play Israeli Prime Minister...

Join the JPPC today: “Yiddish Song Workshop & Sing-along: Pesach (part 1 of 4)”

Join the Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC for our Yiddish Song Workshop & Sing-along: Pesach (part 1 of 4) Led by Binyumen Schaechter via Zoom and YouTube Today, Monday, March 1 7 to 8 p.m. ET (New York...