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Peggy Guggenheim at the 24th Venice Biennale in 1948 with 'Interior,' a work by her daughter Pegeen Vail. (Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation/Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche)

Peggy Guggenheim in Israel

By Karen Chernick TEL AVIV — In 1952, Israel had its third showing at the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious art shows, with an exhibition of three...

L-r: Zachary Kutner, Cherie Karo Schwartz, Grisha Nesnevich, Estelle Nadel, Osi Sladek. (Brandon Marshall)

Local Holocaust survivors gather for concert

People queue outside the Mizel Museum Wednesday evening, April 17, for “Survivors Sing,” Denver’s first Holocaust survivors concert. Solemnity and cordiality mix...

Max the Matzah in an Amsterdam park. (JCK)

Meet Max the Matzah

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION A PAGE 2 Note: Max the Matzah appears on the front page of the IJN Passover 5779 edition, published April 19, 2019. AMSTERDAM — Anywhere else in...

A spread from 'The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank'.

Anne Frank adaptation told through cat’s eyes

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION C PAGE 13 of the oldest pieces of Holocaust literature, and perhaps one of the most powerful and enduring, is a diary written by a teenage girl....

Shimon Lev, curator, in front of ‘The Mount: A Photographic Journey to Temple Mount,’ at the Tow- er of David Museum, Jerusalem.

In Jerusalem, a photographic history of Temple Mount

By Judy Lash Balint A few years ago, The New York Times called Temple Mount “the world’s most contested piece of real estate.” This week, a new exhibit of...

Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch (Julieta Cervantes)

Sorkin revives ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

NEW YORK — Aaron Sorkin gets that the question is a joke and, no, he responds, he didn’t tackle a stage version of “To Kill A Mockingbird” because “Gone With...

Berchko Adela as a young girl in Ethiopia. (Beth Hatfutsot)

South African exhibit highlights Operation Moses

By Moira Schneider CAPE TOWN — In 1983, when Danny Abebe was nine years old, his Jewish family decided one Rosh Hashanah night to leave their remote village in...

A painting of Joseph Pulitzer (Library of Congress)

New documentary explores the man behind the Pulitzer Prize

LOS ANGELES — It’s a story that would not sound too out of place in 2019: New York’s leading newspaper accuses the president of the US of corruption and the latter...

The Rebbe's Choice herring

Millennials discover, reinvent matjes herring

By Elizabeth Kratz You never know when something many Jews may associate with old-fashioned Jewish fare, like herring and crackers, will somehow turn high-end and...

‘The Little Spacecraft’ that could

What do you get when you toss in a bit of “Toy Story,” The Little Engine That Could and The Magic School Bus? An optimistic (and very blue) “Berrie,” a...