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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Arts & Culture

The second phase of monumental installation, Eyewitness by photojournalist B.A. Van Sise was unveiled at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust on Wednesday, May 10. The current installation consists of 20 photographs of Holocaust survivors who live in New York City at large scale (between 4 and 13 feet high) filling the windows of the Museum’s façade. Phase 2 will consist of 11 portraits that will be placed in windows on the third floor opposite James Carpenter’s Reflection Passage, a permanent installation that provides a contemplative space as people move through the Museum.

Photojournalist B.A. Van Sise spent the past year photographing 31 Holocaust survivors who are part of the Museum’s Speakers

Yiddish Book Center Project Honors Jewish American Heritage Month

The Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project is celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month with a special video series that looks at the culture and customs of Jewish communities across the United States.

Throughout the month of May, the project is featuring excerpts from oral history interviews highlighting the history, culture, and personal stories of those communities. The Jewish Neighborhood series began with a

A comic book which tells the true story of a Polish courier’s mission to alert the world about the Holocaust, has been awarded a Silver Medal in the 21st annual Independent Publisher Awards.

Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust was authored by Dr. Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, and illustrated by renowned comic book artist Dean Motter. The 28-page, full-color comic book was awarded the Silver Medal in the category of "Graphic Novel/Drawn

Though some members of the Jewish community in Turkey identify themselves first as Turks and then as Jews, many of them are suffering from intensified expressions of anti-Semitism in recent years. In a comprehensive new book entitled "Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey" (Routledge, 2017), Dr. Efrat Aviv, an expert on Turkey from Bar-Ilan University's Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, reveals, in concurrence with Turkish academics

Exhibit showcases UJA’s work spanning a century of Jewish events from 1900s immigration to the Great Depression, the Holocaust, the State of Israel’s founding, the Six-Day War, the Yom Kippur War, Soviet Jewry, Ethiopian Jewry

UJA-Federation of New York and Beit Hatfutsot-The Museum of the Jewish People, with the American Jewish Historical Society, are collaborating on a new exhibit about the federation’s first 100 years of shaping Jewish life around the world.

The exhibit, UJA-Federation of