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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Monday, June 26, 2017

Arts & Culture

Some of the beautiful artwork adorning the Avenue U train station in Brooklyn, which has just received a national honor.The art installation at the Avenue U station on the Q Line was named one of the best public artworks in the United States at the 2012 Americans for the Arts Convention held in June.

Brooklyn Seeds, created by Jason Middlebrook in 2011, is a giant mosaic of flowers climbing up the wall of the station. The piece was created using vibrant glass mosaic and ceramic tile by Miotto Mosaic Art Studio. The plants are based on wildflowers that grow in unlikely places in urban neighborhoods, through cracks in the sidewalks, and in alleys and along walls.

The artwork expresses the beauty where nature and city intersect. Middlebrook’s art is concerned with the interaction between the organic and human in our modern world. He addresses our often

A Polish oil tycoon has announced that he will donate $6 million to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which is being built in the former Warsaw Ghetto.

Jan Kulczyk – a billionaire whose business interests include oil and gas, energy, infrastructure and real estate – is the wealthiest person in Poland.

The historical museum will present artifacts and information covering the Jewish people’s 1,000-year history in Poland, which many Poles have very little knowledge of. The museum’s planners

The movie poster used for Dieudonné’s film The Anti-SemiteThis year's Cannes Film Festival prevented a screening of a film called The Anti-Semite by French comedian Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala. Dieudonné is an outspoken Jew-hater who has four of his other films banned in Montreal because of anti-Semitic content. These films included "Give us back Jesus," which denied the Holocaust and praised Hitler.

The Anti-Semite was produced by the Iranian Documentary and Experimental Film Center. The film featured Dieudonné as a violent alcoholic who dresses as a Nazi

Brad Meltzer’s “Heroes for My Daughter.” (Courtesy of the author)
Known as one of the shapers of the “Superman” myth, bestselling Jewish author Brad Meltzer is just as impressed with the stories of people whose actions stand out in the absence of supernatural powers.
“To me, superheroes like Superman are no different than the stories we tell about Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln,” Meltzer tells JNS.org. “They are all part of the American mythology—and the reason these stories still persist so strongly for all these decades isn’t just because they tell the stories about

 “You’re going out there a kid, but you’re coming back a star!”

The “American Dream” of musical comedies is shuffling into Deal, NJ and landing at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center.


The iconic Hollywood movie about putting together a Broadway show, “42nd Street” was the” Smash” of the 1930’s and the stage musical of the same name ran on Broadway for over eight full years. A rarity in community theatre, “42nd Street” kicks off the summer season at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center with a cast