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Back to the School – The Jewish way: A Look Back on 120 Years

There are not many uplifting moments in Jewish life more than the first day of school. From the Yeshiva to the Kibbutz, from the Americas to North Africa. Eastern Europe or Middle Asia, In Israel or the United States to ghettos and communities living under oppression – the child’s education is an encompassing experience of […]

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Jews and Money in Anti-Semitic Views

In 2013 world-renowned rock star and BDS enthusiast Roger Waters managed to upset the Anti-Defamation League after a performance in which he featured Stars of David alongside dollar signs. The ADL claimed that Waters employed an ancient despicable anti-Semitic stereotype. Indeed, the display was hateful, but how ancient was its message, really? Like many anti-Semitic […]

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Bollywood’s Jewish Superstar Actresses

Much has been written about Jewish history of Hollywood. But this is a bit more surprising. Jews played a major role in the early days of the equally vibrant Indian cinematic industry – Bollywood. Particularly prominent was a group of Jewish actresses who captured the imagination of Indian audiences with their charm and beauty. One […]

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Los alumnos que ganaron el Concurso “Mi Historia Familiar”, tuvieron un encuentro con el Presidente del Estado de Israel

El Concurso Internacional “Mi Historia Familiar”, en nombre de Manuel Hirsch Grosskopf, z”l, se llevó a cabo por 22ª vez en el Beit Hatfutsot, El Museo del Pueblo Judío. Veinticinco alumnas y alumnos, tanto de Israel como del mundo entero, llegaron a la etapa final del concurso. Dos de ellos, Gabriel Yermiahu Dazli, de Jerusalén […]

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LA FUNDACIÓN TAUBE OTORGA UNA CONTRIBUCIÓN DE 5 MILLONES DE DÓLARES AL BEIT HATFUTSOT

Para contactos: Samantha Kupferman, West End Strategy Team [email protected] Oficina: 212.498.9300; Cell: 202.215.9260  La Fundación Taube anunció su determinación de contribuir con 5 millones de dólares para el Beit Hatfutsot – el Museo del Pueblo Judío. Esta generosa donación le permitirá al Beit Hatfutsot – el Museo del Pueblo Judío, comenzar la última etapa de […]

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LA ASOCIACIÓN DE AMIGOS PROMOVIÓ LA PROYECCIÓN FESTIVA DE LA PELÍCULA “FOTO FARAG”

Unas 200 personas, entre simpatizantes, contribuyentes y visitantes, participaron el martes, 18 de julio de 2017, en el evento que organizó la Asociación de Amigos del Beit Hatfutsot en Israel: una proyección especial de la película “Foto Farag”, contando con la participación del director del film, Kobi Farag, y el fundador mitológico de Foto Farag, […]

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Los alumnos que ganaron el Concurso “Mi Historia Familiar”, tuvieron un encuentro con el Presidente del Estado de Israel

El Concurso Internacional “Mi Historia Familiar”, en nombre de Manuel Hirsch Grosskopf, z”l, se llevó a cabo por 22ª vez en el Beit Hatfutsot, El Museo del Pueblo Judío. Veinticinco alumnas y alumnos, tanto de Israel como del mundo entero, llegaron a la etapa final del concurso. Dos de ellos, Gabriel Yermiyahu Dessalenge, de Jerusalén […]

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The Jewish Stories of the Titanic

Making only one ill-fated voyage, the story of the Titanic, has captivated the imagination of the public for more than 100 years and has been the subject of numerous books and films. Following are five anecdotes regarding the Jewish angle of this famous tragedy.   1. It is no surprise to learn that there were […]

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Children with Special Needs Visit Beit Hatfutsot Thanks to a Kind Donation

1000 children with special needs have already visited Beit Hatfutot thanks to the generation donation by the Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc, of Long Island, New York. This kind support, organized by the Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot, enables the Koret International School for Jewish Peoplehood  to host the children in a fascinating seminar […]

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Perry Farag – Discovering the Story Behind the Story

You are Part of the Story is the central concept and one of the principle tenets of Beit Hatfutsot. This was also the raison d’etre behind the fundraising event recently held by The Israel Friends of the Museum (IFBH). Over 200 friends, including leading Israeli businessmen, attended a special screening of the documentary film “Photo Farag” […]

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Jewish Women in Traditional Dresses

Jews have been involved in textile and fashion as a business for many generations. This has obviously impacted the wonderful diversity found in Jewish traditional dresses. Here is a collection of Jewish traditional dresses throughout the 20th century. 1. Tunisia, 1930 2. Romania, 1910 3. Morocco, 1944 4. Greece, 1920’s 5. Algeria, 1956 6. Serbia, […]

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The French Ambassador Visit

Dan Tadmor the CEO of  Beit Hatfutsot hosted the French Ambassador in Israel, Helene La Gal, together with Barbara Wolffer, Director of the French Institute in Israel when they visited the New Wing of the Museum. The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot and the French Embassy have a long history of fruitful […]

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Images from ever-changing Tel Aviv

Always enchanting, always changing, our beloved Tel Aviv – the world’s youngest metropolitan – transforms in front of our eyes. Here are some nostalgic Tel Aviv photos from our historical database, with their 21st century matching images. 1. The Beach of Tel Aviv, 1960’s. Photo: Leni Sonnenfeld. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, the Sonnenfeld Collection […]