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Jewish collector's descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back - Dotemirates
12/09/2018

Jewish collector's descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis has been reunited with one of the works, an Impressionist piece by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Sylvie Sulitzer saw "Two Women in a Garden" for the first time on Wednesday at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage. The ceremony included the law enforcement officials who helped get the painting back to her. Sulitzer's grandfather, Alfred Weinberger, was an art collector in Paris who put some of his paintings in a bank vault before fleeing the Nazis. Nazi records show they raided the vault and took Weinberger's paintings, including...


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Fashion lovers’ delight

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Southampton boss Hasenhuettl warns over video games ‘addiction’

LONDON: Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl has compared the habit of spending excessive amounts of time playing video games to alcoholism and drug addiction, saying footballers need protection.The Austrian was speaking after an anonymous English Football League player revealed lengthy gaming sessions were threatening to ruin his career.Hasenhuettl admitted to blocking hotel Wi-Fi during away trips while in charge of former club RB Leipzig.“I think it’s something you have to force actively against and I will do this,” he said at his pre-match press conference ahead of Saturday’s Premier League trip to Brighton.“I did it in my last club, we had...

Never too old to break the stereotypes

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29/03/2019

Canada's oil pipeline: Workers anxious for their future

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