Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Artifacts

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Rare chance to see ancient biblical artifacts, documents

    March 5, 2014 | 1:29 pm

    An exhibition of more than 200 of the world’s rarest biblical manuscripts is drawing big crowds to the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem. 

    The “Book of Books” exhibition will be housed at the museum through October. The museum, which contains a huge collection of artifacts produced in...

  • Steindorff artifacts to remain at University of Leipzig

    June 23, 2011 | 11:39 am

    A collection of Egyptian artifacts unearthed 96 years ago by Jewish Egyptologist Georg Steindorff and forcibly sold under the Nazis will remain at the University of Leipzig.

    The agreement worked out between the university and the Claims Conference was announced Wednesday.

    The...

  • Community Rallies for Woman’s Divorce, UCLA Acquires Jewish Artifacts

    March 11, 2009 | 2:39 am

    Community Rallies for Woman’s Jewish Divorce

    Chanting “Stop Abuse” and “Free Your Wife,” 200 people rallied on the eve of Purim in front of the Fairfax-area home of a man who refuses to grant his wife a Jewish divorce.

    Meir Kin and his wife, Lonna, who have one child,...

  • Artifact-rich Sports Museum opens downtown

    By Robert David Jaffee

    December 25, 2008 | 4:30 pm

    A T206 Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the rarest in the world. Barry Bonds' 755th home run ball. A handful of infield dirt, the broken champagne bottle used to christen the stadium and the first ball thrown out at Ebbets Field, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers, in 1913.

    These are...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Photos capture numbers and words of Nazis’  Final Solution

    By Kirk Silsbee

    August 20, 2008 | 11:38 pm

    Every now and then, a momentous life chapter can be triggered by a seemingly insignificant occurrence. That's what happened to Dr. Richard Ehrlich on a plane a few years ago. The monotony of the flight was broken by skimming an issue of the International Herald Tribune. A small item...
  • Love for ancient art lands local man in jail

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Jerome Berman is feverishly preparing for his museum's next big lecture series.

    As executive director of the little-known California Museum of Ancient Art, Berman has attracted some of the world's premier Near Eastern scholars to deliver seminars on topics ranging from "The Epic of...
  • Who’s Your Mummy?

    By Tom Teicholz

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    On a day when a hot desert wind whipped through town, I found myself in a darkened chamber contemplating death and the afterlife -- not my own, for a change, but rather that of the ancient Egyptians.

    Currently the L.A. area is hosting two world-class exhibitions of ancient Egyptian...

  • Kershaw Museum Plans Ethiopian Show

    By Journal Report

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Timed to coincide with the Bowers Museum's "Queen of Sheba" exhibit, the Kershaw Museum at Temple Beth El is organizing its own sampler exhibit of artworks by Jewish Ethiopians and Yemenites, who believe themselves to be the queen's descendants.

    The museum is seeking to borrow...

  • Shoah Book Brings Museum Experience

    By Steve Lipman

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of Its Survivors," by Michael Berenbaum. (Bulfinch Press. $29.95.)

    You don't find an index or bibliography in a museum. You go there for images, for impressions, to be moved, as well as educated -- so, too, with "A...

  • World Briefs

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Hijack Suspect's Extradition Sought

    Israeli officials are planning to seek the extradition from Turkey of an Israeli Arab who tried to hijack an El Al flight Sunday. According to Israel Radio, attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein said Wednesday the extradition request is being...

  • A World Destroyed, to Be Displayed

    By Rob Eshman

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Not long ago, a group of distinguished academics and government officials from Poland filed into the Santa Monica offices of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. They came to talk about a Jewish museum.

    Gehry is their dream pick to design the Museum of the History of the Polish...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE