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  • Shalit drew, kept journal in captivity

    November 7, 2011 | 10:32 am

    Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit drew and kept a journal while being held by Hamas in Gaza.

    Shalit was required to leave behind his sketches and record of his captivity when he was released, Yediot Achronot reported.

    He also was given a radio and an exercise bicycle, Reuters reported, citing unnamed Israeli officials. He reportedly picked up some Arabic while in custody.

    Shalit had surgery late last week to remove several pieces of shrapnel that lodged in his hand during his capture. The surgery was deemed successful.

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, April 8

    Not that there’s really any question about it, but bang Improv Studio poses it just the same. In the arena of funny, only one religious group can reign supreme, and tonight, bang hosts its biannual showdown of “The Jews vs. The Christians” for the title of...

  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    October 13, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Hey Kids! The Help Goes On

    Los Angeles Jewish schools continue with their efforts to help the hurricane victims. The students from Temple Emanuel donated money, wrote letters, drew pictures and collected shoes for the victims.

    This Sukkot, which begins at sundown, Monday, Oct. 17,...

  • The Grand Design of Daniel Libeskind

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    October 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It was in Poland's primeval forests, where bison roamed amidst labyrinths of poplar and maple trees that Daniel Libeskind first began to understand concepts of land, space, shelter and natural resources, themes that would be the underpinnings of his career as an architect.

    In his...

  • Coming Out of the Dark

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Entering the world of Joel Rothberg's art requires courage. His images are often unpleasant, and his current exhibition,"Etched in Darkness: The Graphic Art of Joel Rothberg," is no exception. But while his art is indeed graphic, both in style and in content, it is also quite...

  • Drawing Away Nazi Horror

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Artist Mauricio Lasansky was infuriated after viewing Alain Resnais' graphic 1955 Holocaust documentary, "Night and Fog."

    "I felt full of hatred [for the Nazis]," says Lasansky, founder of the University of Iowa's esteemed printmaking program. The Argentinean-born artist felt...