James Simon's wanted his gifts to be displayed in their own room in Berlin for 100 years. Then the city's museums became part of the Nazi machine and its anti-Semitic madness
Why has the yellow vests, which began as a social justice movement, been painting itself in anti-Semitic hues?
Official Israel plans to lay out a red carpet next week for Italian Deputy PM Matteo Salvini, an ardent admirer of fascism and Mussolini
Robert Klein was a Jewish immigrant in France who survived World War II, studied medicine, philosophy and art, and put an end to his life in mysterious circumstances. The discovery of a trove of his unpublished works is causing a stir among art historians
The murder of a Holocaust survivor on the Sabbath eve is a reminder that, more than 70 years after the drama of the deportation and murder of its Jews, France still has not freed itself of festering anti-Semitism
The French election is a fateful, frontal clash of values and Le Pen is the ideological heir of those who cheered the conviction of Alfred Dreyfus
Yet it would be a mistake to think the French presidency is already in Macron’s pocket and has eluded Marine Le Pen
Populism, anti-immigration sentiments and an 'old' establishment that objects to change comprises the poisonous potion that Italy is about to swallow.
The mostly sincere but monotonous reactions by leaders on the continent give rise to a harsh feeling of déjà vu and helplessness.
A nightmare scenario that could become all too real.
In interview to Haaretz, French philosopher says failed integration is not impetus for jihadism, and claims offensive must destroy, not contain, ISIS: 'They tried to make Israel live in fear. Now it’s France under attack.'
Addressing two houses of Parliament at Palace of Versailles, French president shows his declaration of 'war' is not just rhetoric. Liberte is out; securite is in.
Under fire, France will now have to significantly limit personal freedoms. How serious these restrictions will be and what responses they will engender remains to be seen.
Prior to the terror attacks in Paris, the writing wasn’t only on the wall — it was inscribed in bold letters on the Eiffel Tower.
Culture, art, literature and all that jazz, which Tel Aviv is so proud of, now meet the world hand-in-hand with Israeli policies, whether those in the city oppose or support them.
To ensure that Israelis won't be prevented from visiting the museum, it’s not enough to dismiss the worsening BDS situation with the usual responses.
New Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev says the state will not fund ‘extreme’ performances, but history shows that may be difficult to gauge.
Thousands of Parisians took to the streets after the massacre at Charlie Hebdo last Wednesday. Where were they after Friday's deadly anti-Semitic attack?
Despite the impressive achievements they have made, Jews are feeling increasingly alienated from French society.
A new exhibition seeks to rescue the reputation of two 16th-century Italian artists, Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino, leaders of the oft-ridiculed, long misunderstood Mannerist movement that proceeded the Renaissance.
After blocking a deal with Iran, the French president will receive a hero’s welcome in Israel. But France might still suggest its own peace plan.
French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy has become a first-time curator, with a glittering exhibition that explores the millennia-long battle between thinkers and artists.
Glittering exhibitions with big names promote marketing rather than culture and knowledge. On the great Renaissance artist and friendship between Israel and Italy.
Decades after forging his last passport, one of the greatest counterfeiters of the 20th century comes clean.
We can't avoid asking whether the highly dramatic resignation of an incumbent pope doesn't conceal the Holy Father's great disappointment with those closest to him.
Techniques, styles, tastes and choices of subject may have changed since Titian’s day, but the principle remains the same: An artist might be willing to create a series in order to satisfy the wishes of those who want to acquire an 'original'.
Original or copy? Viewers’ attitudes toward a work of art and its imitations depend mainly on what they know (or don’t know) about the work in question.
Since he visited Israel and wrote a positive article about it, the prizewinning Algerian writer Boualem Sansal has been threatened, blacklisted and defamed. But he refuses to express contrition or flee his country. Now he wants to promote cooperation among all writers Arab and Israeli.
An elegantly designed and smartly written monthly magazine from Milan shows why there will continue to be a need – and a market – for the printed press.
One-time French revolutionary Daniel Cohn-Bendit says Israelis can learn from France's 1968 demonstrations.