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The Fierce Activists Turning Neo-Nazi Graffiti Into Art

By On August 16, 2017

Despite being outlawed, anti-Semitic, anti-Islamic, and anti-immigrant graffiti and stickers often get sprayed onto German walls and telephone poles nonetheless. A group of graffiti artists and one spirited septuagenarian have taken matters into their… Read More

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Banksy’s Israeli-Palestinian Pillow Fight in a West Bank Hotel

By On March 7, 2017

For five-star accommodation, excellent turndown service, and a fine-tuned political consciousness, look no further than the latest creation of Banksy, the anonymous satirical British graffiti artist whose new hotel has scenic views… Read More

Chicago's "Bean" Artist's Unusual Response to Anti-Semitic Graffiti
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Chicago “Bean” Artist’s Shocking Response to Anti-Semitic Graffiti

By On March 16, 2016

If you’ve visited the Windy City anytime since 2006, chances are you’ve squinted at your distorted image in the great “bean,” officially known as “Cloud Gate,” the iconic work of sculptor Anish… Read More

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Lost in Tel Aviv

By On November 18, 2011

Eric Orner is a comic book artist who is disconnected from his Jewish identity…except that he recently moved to Israel. In the autobiographical comic story “Weekends Abroad”–which was just reprinted in The Best American Comics 2011… Read More