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ARTICLES BY: Deby Medrez Pier

March 28, 2012 11:01 am

Subterranean Expedition to Recover £500m Worth of Fine Art Belonging to Jews

A subterranean expedition is being launched near Dresden, Germany to recover between 250 and 500 pieces of art looted by the Nazis in World...

March 23, 2012 3:03 pm

ADL Accuses Chavez of “Anti-Semitic” Campaign

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, was accused by the Anti-Defamation League  of "provoking Anti-Semitism" in the country by attacking his main opposition candidate Enrique...

March 21, 2012 5:13 pm

Unveiling a Genius and Lover: Albert Einstein

It was Albert Einstein who developed the theory of general relativity, but who would have thought that Albert Einstein's love letters would land gravitationally into...

March 21, 2012 3:06 pm

An Evening with 5 Grammy Time Award Winner, Idan Raichel

Last week, the Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel celebrated their 20th anniversary with an exclusive presentation by The Idan Raichel Project at The Town...

March 20, 2012 4:35 pm

The Shondes Interview: Indie Punk Rock (VIDEO)

Have you heard of the Brooklyn based indie punk band, The Shondes? We had the good fortune of having Louisa Salomon, the lead singer of the...

March 20, 2012 2:00 pm

Israel Bomb Shelter Seeks Showcase in New York City

"Artists 4 Israel" is an association of recognized and talented artists that join their forces to educate the world on  Israeli polemics. The alliance's new...

March 20, 2012 1:01 pm

Israeli Law Bans Underweight Models to Curb Eating Disorders

In 2006 Spanish modeling agencies began turning down underweight models due to the influence of rail-thin models, which were leading to eating disorders in young girls...

March 15, 2012 12:57 pm

Israel Goes Izabo for Eurovision 2012 (VIDEO)

Similar to American Idol, the annual Eurovision Song Contest is one of the world's most popular musical competitions.  According to the Museum of Broadcast Communications,...

March 14, 2012 2:28 pm

Top Jewish Billionaires List 2012

For the 25th consecutive year,  Forbes Magazine has released "The World's Billionaires List".  The combined wealth of the billionaires equals $4.6 trillion, with Mexico's...

March 13, 2012 1:21 pm

New Off-Broadway Musical: Old Jews Telling Jokes

Old Jews Telling Jokes is co-created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, and is directed by Marc Bruni. The production, "showcases five actors in a revue...

March 9, 2012 4:46 pm

Judean Shekel Sells for 1.1 Million

A Judean coin from 66 A.D. sold for $1.1 million at Heritage Auctions in New York City to a private East Coast collector. The coin was part...

March 7, 2012 6:12 pm

Hundreds of Israelis Participate in Tel Aviv Purim Zombie Walk

Hundreds of Israelis participated in a "Zombie Walk" during the Jewish holiday of Purim yesterday in Tel Aviv, Israel. Purim is a holiday that commemorates...

March 7, 2012 4:22 pm

‘Rabbi to the Diplomats’ Brings Megillah to Alan Gross

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, president and founder of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation and Senior Rabbi at the Park East Synagogue in New York,...

March 7, 2012 3:43 pm

Scribe Writes Entire Megillah on Her Clothes

Everyday of the year Julie Seltzer is a scribe, a baker and an artist. This Purim she is a megillah (Purim scroll) Scribe Julie Seltzer is...


Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


Naama Issachar, Israeli-American Imprisoned in Russia, ‘Struggling to...

The sister of Naama Issachar -- the Israeli-American woman sentenced last week by a Russian court to seven-and-a-half years in...


Booming Tech Industry Sends Tel Aviv Office Rental Prices Up

CTech - The booming Tel Aviv tech scene has led to a dramatic increase in office rental prices, according to estimates by the Israeli branch of real estate investment company...

Middle East

Protests Sweep Lebanon as Fury at Ruling Elite Grows

Tens of thousands of angry Lebanese took to the streets on Friday, blocking roads and burning tires in a second day of nationwide protest to demand the removal of a...

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