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Julie Robertson's mural of Hannah Senesh in downtown San Diego.

Japanese-American artist paints mural of Nazi fighter Hannah Senesh

OKLAHOMA CITY — Hannah Senesh may seem an unlikely motivation for Japanese-born artist Julie Robertson. But the 35-year-old Christian artist, who just spent four days...

Teens unearth 5,000-year-old city near Hadera

A 5,000-year-old metropolis, the largest uncovered in Israel to date, has been excavated near Ein Iron, northeast of Hadera. The city, which dates back to the Early...

In ‘The Spy’, Sacha Baron Cohen stars as agent Eli Cohen

NEW YORK — For “Borat,” his 2006 film, Sacha Baron Cohen went undercover as a made-up Kazakh journalist who travels America and gets unwitting targets to share his...

Architects for Babi Yar Memorial announced

KIEV — Austrian architecture bureau Querkraft Architekten and landscape architects Kieran Fraser Landscape Design, also from Austria, have been selected to design the...

Memoir: Dylan’s best friend

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — Jewish summer camp is such a crucial part of the American Jewish experience that many Jewish adults, even in their older age, likely...

Anton’s secret

By Stephen Silver LOS ANGELES — When movie star Anton Yelchin was crushed between his Jeep and a brick pillar outside his home in June, 2016, the public’s first...

‘Window Stories’ in Jerusalem

By Alexandra Morrison The vision of Jerusalem artist Yoram Amir has come to fruition — after his passing. “Window Stories,” an installation in the Gan Ha-Sus...

Dutch museum opts to keep paintings acquired during the Holocaust

AMSTERDAM — Following a protracted legal fight, the family of Irma Klein last year finally got Dutch restitution officials to recognize that the Nazi occupation forced...

Kais Nashif

In ‘Tel Aviv on Fire’ Salam inhabits two worlds

NEW YORK — In “Tel Aviv on Fire,” the main character travels every day between Ramallah and Jerusalem. In the Palestinian city, Salam works as a production...

Great Synagogue Vilnius

Excavations reveal inscriptions, bimah of Vilna’s Great Synagogue

VILNIUS, Lithuania — While excavating the premises of the Great Synagogue of Vilna complex in Vilnius’ old town, archaeologists have unveiled two out of four pillars...