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Jane Schacherl-Hillman, an Austrian Born Israeli Artist

Jane (Yana) Schacherl-Hillman (b. 1913), a Jerusalem-based artist was known mainly for her sculptural work. She was born in Vienna, where she attended the Vienna Academy of Arts and Crafts and subsequently studied with Émile-Antoine Bourdelle in Paris, whose influence she blended with that of the German sculptor, Georg Kolbe. In the 1930s she exhibited …

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Osias Hofstatter, an Israeli Artist with Viennese Roots

Osias Hofstatter (1905 – 1995) was an unusual figure in the Israeli art world. He was born in Poland and spent many years in Vienna, Austria. fled the Nazis in 1938, and after many trials and tribulations in refugee camps and repeated fleeing, he returned to Vienna, and from there went to Warsaw, Poland. It …

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Ofer Levin GTI - Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), formerly known before the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 as the Palestine Orchestra, was founded on 26 December 1936 by the Jewish violinist and musician, Bronislaw Huberman. Huberman (1882 – 1947), a Jewish Polish violinist, convinced 75 Jewish musicians from important orchestras in Germany, Austria, Hungary, and …

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