Philanthropy

  • Paintings by Jewish Artists Slain in Holocaust to Be Shown in New York

    The American-Israeli Cultural Foundation said today that an exhibition of 38 paintings by Jewish artists murdered in the Nazi holocaust will be held at its Gallery of Israeli Art here from Feb. 27 March 14. The paintings were made available by Joseph S. Gruss, who has collected them for the past 20 years, who said… More ▸

  • Helena Rubinstein Dies at 94; Made Substantial Contributions to Israel

    Helena Rubinstein, famous American, Jewish philanthropist and art patron, died here today at the age of 94. Active in the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, where she was an honorary member of the board of directors, she had been the done of the Helena Rubinstein Museum, in Tel Aviv, which she established and to which she gave… More ▸

  • Exhibit of American Paintings Opened at Tel Aviv; U.S. Envoy Present

    An exhibit of paintings and sculptures by 18 contemporary American artists was opened here today in the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion of the Tel Aviv Museum. United States Ambassador Ogden R. Reid and prominent Israeli artists attended the opening of the exhibit, which is entitled “Eighteen Living American Artists.” All the works are by abstractionists and… More ▸

  • Establishes Scholarship Fund for Young Israeli Art Students

    A $50,000 scholarship fund for young Israeli students in the fields of painting, music and sculpture was announced today by Mme. Helena Rubinstein at a reception and tea given in her honor by the New York chapter of the Women’s Division of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Nine. Rubinstein recently dedicated the new $250,000 Helena Rubinstein… More ▸

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    An exhibition of Dutch paintings, including masterpieces of special Jewish interest, done by artists of the Dutch “Golden Age,” was opened here at the new Helena Rubinstein Pavilion. More ▸

  • $250,000 Rubinstein Pavilion of Contemporary Art Opened in Tel Aviv

    The $250,000 Helena Rubinstein Pavilion of Contemporary Art of the Tel Aviv Museum was dedicated here this evening with ceremonies at which Madame Rubinstein was present. Principal speakers were: Zalman Aranne, Israel Minister of Education and Culture; Mayor Haim Levanon of Tel Aviv; William O. Baxter, Charge d’Affaires of the United States Embassy; Eliezer Peri,… More ▸

  • New Yorker Gives Three Paintings Worth $30,000 to Israel Museum

    The contribution of three modern paintings–valued at over $30,000–for the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion of Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv by Madame Rubinstein was announced today by Samuel Rubin, president of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. The three paintings are Utrillo’s “Le Moulin de Lannois (Seine-et-Uise)” and “Montemarte,” both dated 1938, and the Portinari is a portrait… More ▸

  • U.S. Patron Underwrites Construction of $200,000 Art Center in Israel

    Princess Helena Rubinstein Gourielli, art patron and collector, has underwritten the construction of a new Pavilion of Art in Tel Aviv dedicated to the development of modern Israeli artists and sculptors. Samuel Rubin, president of the American Fund for Israel Institutions, announced today that the Pavilion, estimated to cost $200,000, will be devoted principally to… More ▸