The Israel Museum in Jerusalem has acquired the only known remaining oil study created by 19th- century Austrian artist Gustav Klimt for a series of works destroyed by German forces in the closing days of World War II.
A Hasidic rabbi holds a modesty ribbon tied around the waist of his daughter on her wedding day. He dances to the cheers and stomps of hundreds of ultra-Orthodox men. She wipes tears from under her face-covering, overwhelmed by emotion.
Christian Crusaders intent on liberating “the Holy Land,” Muslim invaders, Jewish icons and the hot bath used by King Herod all come together in the Israel Museum , which has reopened after a $100 million redo.
Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- James Snyder, director of the Israel Museum, talks about "A World Apart Next Door”, an exhibition portraying the ultra-Orthodox Jewish culture. He spoke July 24 with Bloomberg's Gwen Ackerman in Jerusalem. (Source: Bloomberg)
Herod the Great, who ruled ancient Judea 2,000 years ago at the time of the birth of Christ, has suffered two millennia of bad press. Now he’s finally getting his due in an exhibition at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum.