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  • Dreyfus letter fetches nearly $500,000 at Paris auction

    May 30, 2013 | 9:05 am

    A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly half a million dollars.

    The letter, which Dreyfus sent from prison to government officials in an attempt to clear his name, was sold...

  • Israel Museum puts rare artworks up for sale

    October 4, 2011 | 8:54 am

    The Israel Museum is selling 38 rare pieces of art estimated to be worth $17 million.

    The money earned from the auctions will go to update the Jerusalem museum’s collection, the Israeli business daily Globes reported.

    The works going up for auction by Sotheby’s beginning next month...