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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Arts & Culture

Lily Safra has donated to sundry Jewish and Israeli causes over the years. In addition to her philanthropy, Safra is also a collector of fine art.Sotheby’s is auctioning off Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” this week, and art collectors and bookies are predicting the 1895 painting may turn out to be the most expensive piece of art work ever sold at an auction. Sotheby’s estimates “The Scream” will sell for $80 million; bookmaking firms have more than doubled that number in their approximations.

The painting is the first of four Munch composed to be auctioned; the other three reside in galleries in Oslo, Norway.

A number of wealthy Jewish art collectors are expected to convene on the art scene in Manhattan for the auction on Wednesday, including Lily Safra and Ronald Lauder, two philanthropists who have contributed their money to several important Jewish and Israeli causes around the

Celebrated writer and Nazi collaborator Gertrude SteinPresentation of ‘Stein Collects’ at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to be Updated for Historical Accuracy

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (D-Manhattan) have convinced The Metropolitan Museum of Art to reveal that its exhibit “The Steins Collect” was owned and collected by fascist/Nazi-collaborator Gertrude Stein.

“The Steins Collect”—a popular exhibit currently on display at the Met, which includes art from Matisse, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Renoir

Hundreds of objects from the Israel Museum will be displayed on Google Art Project.People who would love to view the Israel Museum’s vast collection of art – including such rarities as a 9,000-year-old carved human face found in the Judean Desert – no longer have to travel to the actual museum to do so, thanks to the Google Art Project. The online collection of high-resolution images of artwork from galleries around the world will now feature 520 objects from the Israel Museum, along with a virtual tour of the institution through Google Street technology.

“We can take the

Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier is bringing “The Shmuz,” a popular mussar learning program, to the Jews of South Africa this week.Rabbi Ben Tzion Shafier, from “The Shmuz,” is in South Africa, having left New York on Tuesday (Apr. 29) for a whirlwind ten day tour.  In South Africa he is scheduled to speak sixteen times in various locations across the country.  These include a Shabbaton retreat, roundtables with prominent local businessmen, ladies’ groups, shuls, Ohr Sameach, a university, a Bais Yaakov high school, a mesivta and a kollel. 

“The Shmuz,” as the title implies, is a mussar talk that deals with a wide range of

For just two nights – on Saturday, April 14, at 10:30 PM and Sunday, April 15 at 8:30 PM  – Isramerica founder and renowned actress Sivan Hadari will perform her acclaimed one-woman show “The Emancipation of the Sassy Jewish Woman” at the Little Times Square Theatre, at Roy Arias Studios, located at 300 West 43rd Street in Manhattan.

Winner of the Best Solo Debut Award from The United Solo Festival at Theatre Row, Off-Broadway 2010, “The Emancipation of the Sassy Jewish Woman” chronicles