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January 31, 2023 1:27 pm
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Art Festival in Germany Dominated by Antisemitism Was ‘Inspiring,’ Newly-Appointed Director Says

The newly-appointed director of Germany's Documenta festival of contemporary art has described its 2022 edition -- which was dominated by a series of scandals around...

October 20, 2022 11:09 am
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Jews in Hamburg Protest State-Funded Professorships for Artists Involved in Festival Plagued by Antisemitism

Members of the Jewish community in Hamburg demonstrated outside the German city's University of the Fine Arts in protest against the recent appointment of two...

October 12, 2022 11:51 am
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State-Funded Professorships for Artists Involved in Art Show Plagued by Antisemitism Invokes Ire from German Jews

Germany's Jewish community has reacted angrily to the announcement that two members of the Indonesian artists collective responsible for curating this year's Documenta art festival...

September 13, 2022 3:56 pm
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German Art Festival Dogged by Antisemitism Allegations Refuses to Remove Pro-Palestinian Installation ‘Glorifying Terrorism’

The series of scandals concerning the display of antisemitic works of art at the flagship Documenta festival in Germany continued to fester this week, as...

September 2, 2022 1:24 pm
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Top German Antisemitism Official Calls for Tighter Control of Documenta Artshow in Wake of Anti-Jewish Exhibits

The head of the German federal government's office for combating antisemitism has vociferously condemned the Documenta festival of contemporary art in the city of Kassel...

August 24, 2022 4:23 pm
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‘Bursting With Hatred for Israel:’ Antisemitic Video Exhibited at Scandal-Plagued Documenta Art Festival

The ongoing Documenta festival of contemporary art in the German city of Kassel was the site of yet another scandal involving antisemitism on Wednesday, as...

August 16, 2022 11:59 am
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Outrage Among Jewish Activists as Yet Another Antisemitic Image Is Discovered at Leading German Art Festival

Yet another antisemitic artwork has been identified at the Documenta festival of contemporary art in Germany, leading to renewed calls from Jewish activists for the...

August 5, 2022 12:13 pm
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German Jews Call for Resignation of New Documenta Art Festival Director as Antisemitism Scandal Festers

The scandal over antisemitic artworks on display at Germany's prestigious Documenta festival of contemporary art continued to fester on Friday, as Jewish activists demanded the...

July 18, 2022 12:08 pm
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Antisemitism Scandals at Major Art Festival Demonstrate Danger Posed by BDS Campaign, Says Head of German Jewish Community

The successive scandals over antisemitism plaguing one of the world's leading showcases for contemporary art demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of the BDS...

July 13, 2022 11:46 am
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New Revelations of Support for Anti-Israel BDS Campaign Pile Pressure on Beleaguered German Art Festival

Germany's flagship Documenta festival of contemporary art is facing the removal of its federal government funding as fresh allegations of antisemitism among its curators and...

June 23, 2022 10:29 am
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‘Disgusting’: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Nixes Visit to Contemporary Art Festival Over Antisemitic Display

Germany's federal chancellor has pulled out of a visit to a major contemporary art show in the city of Kassel in protest at the presence...

June 21, 2022 11:49 am
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Crudely Antisemitic Mural Removed From Top Art Show in Germany as Controversy Over Jew-Hatred Roils On

The storm over antisemitism at one of the world's leading contemporary art shows continued unabated on Tuesday as organizers removed a mural that included crudely...

January 17, 2022 4:27 pm
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Top German Art Show Embroiled in Antisemitism Row Over Participation of Pro-BDS Organizations

One of the world's leading festivals of modern art was embroiled in a row over antisemitism on Monday, linked to the participation of organizations that...

World

Ukraine’s Zelensky says Situation at the Front Getting Tougher

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Saturday that the situation on the front lines in the east of the country was getting tougher and Russia was throwing more and more...

Israel

Islamic Jihad Chief Visits Cairo to Discuss Israeli-Palestinian Escalation

i24 News - Ziad al-Nakhala, Secretary-General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group, visited Cairo to discuss the recent escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Egyptian leadership, local media...

Middle East

Nobel Laureate Ebadi Says Iran’s ‘Revolutionary Process’...

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi said the death in custody of a young Iranian Kurdish woman last year...

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