Posts Tagged ‘iconic’

Back Story Of Iconic Birthday Photo Of Hitler With Young Girl — She Was Jewish And He Didn’t Care

( Many have seen this iconic photo of Adolf Hitler affectionately embracing a young girl who expressed her admiration of him — it often can be found on many pro-Hitler websites — but few realize that not only was the girl in the photo actually Jewish, when Hitler was made aware of this fact, he […]

Open iftar held at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall

Hundreds gathered Friday at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London as part of an open iftar – a community event during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. After the recitation of the adhan, or call to prayer, Muslims broke their fasts which was followed by a congregational prayer. Speaking before the meal, Turkiye's Ambassador […]

Iconic Little Mermaid Statue Is Vandalized Again, This Time With Russian Flag

The statue in Copenhagen, Denmark, has long been a popular target for vandals — who have previously blown the mermaid off her perch, beheaded her and painted her. Source

St. Patrick’s Bell: The Story of an Iconic Irish Artifact

Ireland is home to many iconic historical artifacts and objects, from the Book of Kells to the Tara Brooch. Many of these items are beautifully designed but shrouded in mystery. Others have a long and rich story behind them. There are few better examples of such an artifact than St. Patrick’s Bell and Shrine. Said […]

L.L. Bean’s Tote Is the GOAT—But Here Are 8 Other Iconic Pieces You Need

Maybe you’ve been wearing L.L. Bean your entire life. Maybe you’ve received a new set of pajamas as a holiday gift from Dad every year, or maybe you were recently introduced to the heritage brand by way of the “Ironic Boat and Tote” wave that has taken over social media as of late. No matter […]

Iconic Easter Island Heads Suffer ‘Irreparable’ Damage After Massive Wildfire

Some of the sacred moai are “totally charred” after the blaze. Source

Asics’ Iconic Line of Normcore Shoes Has a New, Futuristic Spin

If you’re feeling like everyone and their mom is rocking Nikes, and are also a bit tapped out on Vans, it could be time to get dadcore, and consider a super fresh take on one of Asics’ classic styles. We’ve already talked about how the Asics Gel-1130 is the ultimate unisex, normcore-retro street shoe, sported […]

Iconic Greek Pop Singer Dakis Passed Away

Iconic Greek pop singer Dakis has passed away at the age of 78, Loukila Carrer Plessa confirmed Sunday morning on Twitter. Read the full story on

The World As It Once Was: The Shifting Baseline In Iconic Megafauna

Centuries of trophy and commercial hunting, isolation in captivity and poaching, have caused a baseline shift in the perception of iconic megafauna such as Asian and African elephants, which should actually be benchmarked with their species of 3,500 and 150 years ago, respectively. The shifting baseline syndrome can be defined as “ a gradual change […]

‘Israel and the Zionist enterprise were born in sin’, says heir to an iconic Zionist family

In a remarkable political conversion, Yaakov Sharett, the heir to an iconic Zionist family and son of Israel’s second Prime Minister, Moshe Sharett, has turned his back on the founding ideology of the occupation state. “The State of Israel and the Zionist enterprise were born in sin,” said Sharett in an interview with Haaretz. The […]

France says goodbye to iconic New Wave actor Jean-Paul Belmondo in national tribute

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday paid a national tribute to movie giant Jean-Paul Belmondo, who died on Monday at the age of 88. The ceremony was hosted at the Hotel des Invalides, which had been turned into an open-air cinema. A thousand people accompanied the actor’s family and his grandchildren in their grief. Against […]

N.Y. synagogue illustrates iconic Jewish psalm with pictures of occupied Jerusalem

We keep an eye on Jewish institutions that conflate the Jewish religion and Zionism, and here’s a glaring example. In the month leading up to the High Holidays, it is Jewish tradition to recite Psalm 27 every day. The psalm is about a person seeking salvation through oneness with the Lord. Its verses includes a […]

The 7 Most Iconic Christian Fashions

Brought to you by: If there’s anything Christianity is known for, it’s being on the cutting edge of music, pop culture, and fashion. For hundreds of years, people have looked to Christianity for guidance in everything that’s cool!  Let’s take a look back at the coolest and most iconic Christian fashion choices ever! 1) The […]

Soweto skateboarders speed down iconic street to celebrate Youth Day in South Africa

Dozens of skateboards take over Vilakazi street in Soweto to celebrate Youth Day, the South African public holiday marking the anniversary of the Soweto uprising in 1976. The Soweto Skateboard Society organised the event, known as “bombing” in the sports jargon, meaning high-speed downhill on city streets. Source

Antoni Gaudi’s iconic church in Barcelona reopens to the public

The iconic Sagrada Familia basilica reopened in Barcelona on Saturday after a protracted period of closure due to COVID-19. The second most-visited church in Spain is still operating with limited visiting hours. Despite this, more than 1,000 tickets are being sold online every hour. It’s not just tourists snapping up tickets to the famous attraction, […]

Iconic New York tower bans solo visitors in a bid to cut down suicides

The Vessel, an iconic New York tower that witnessed a series of suicides since its opening in 2019, has now banned solo visitors and beefed up security measures to avoid any such incident. In January, 2021, the Vessel at Hudson Yards in New York City had closed after the third suicide. On Friday, the 150-feet-high art […]

An unpretentious Passover seder inspired by Tel Aviv’s iconic Levinsky Market

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Iconic “Greek Slave” Statue Depicts Orphaned Girl from Greece’s Psara

“The Greek Slave,” depicting Psara native Garifallia Mohalbi, in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. Credit:Karl Thomas Moore/ Wikimedia Commons/ Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International The iconic statue named the “Greek Slave,” created by the US sculptor Hiram Powers represents the incredible but true story of one of the more horrific chapters in Greek history, […]

COVID-19 forces closure of iconic beaches in Rio de Janeiro and Miami

Rio de Janeiro’s iconic beaches were closed to the public on Saturday for the first time since they reopened in July 2020, as authorities are looking to curb a recent spike in numbers of hospitalisations with the health system already working at full capacity. On Friday, municipal Health Secretary Daniel Soranz announced the new restrictions […]

Jerusalem cops remove iconic protest statue with demonstrators chained to base

Jerusalem police removed on Sunday morning a statue of an iconic image of an anti-Netanyahu protester, which was erected the night before as part of the 20,000 person demonstration against the premier. The Jerusalem municipality said in a statement that the statue was erected without a permit and posed a safety hazard, including to demonstrators. […]

From RBG’s iconic collar to E.T.: Inside Israel’s newly renovated Museum of the Jewish People

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Iconic Berlin department store KaDeWe issues ONE-HOUR TICKETS to shoppers amid coronavirus restrictions

Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), the iconic department store which opened its doors in Berlin in 1907, has begun issuing tickets to shoppers, allowing them access to the store in hourly slots to help slow the spread of Covid-19. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Germans and tourists could simply walk into KaDeWe to browse the goods […]

Indian police evacuate iconic Taj Mahal after bomb threat

A bomb disposal squad has been deployed to Indian national treasure, the Taj Mahal after a phone tip. The police say they are “99 percent” sure it was merely a prank call, but had to act as a precaution. Tourists were evacuated from the world-famous palace in Agra on Thursday morning following the anonymous bomb […]

‘Iconic!’: NASA’s Perseverance sends first pictures after Mars landing

NASA’s Mars landing team was on “cloud nine” Friday after getting the first close-up pictures of a rover descending to the dusty red surface. The best photo was released less than 24 hours after the Perseverance rover successfully touched down near an ancient river delta. Perseverance can be seen in stunning detail just 6 1/2 […]

Paris to shut iconic bird market over animal welfare concerns

The Council of Paris voted to prohibit the sale of birds and other live animals, as the French capital’s famous bird market near Notre-Dame Cathedral faces closure over animal welfare concerns. Paris City Hall made the decision as officials felt that the birds were being held in crowded conditions, and that the animals’ needs and […]

Larry King, Iconic TV Interviewer, Dies at 87

Larry King, one of the most formidable interviewers on television, passed away on Saturday at the age of 87. King began his broadcasting career in 1957 at a Miami radio station. He moved to television in 1960 but continued his radio career with the Larry King Show from 1978 to 1994. King became famous worldwide as the […]

Statue of anti-Netanyahu protestor based on iconic image moved to Tel Aviv

A statue inspired by an iconic photo of a demonstrator against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was installed in Tel Aviv on Thursday after the Jerusalem municipality took it down from its original location near the premier’s residence. The sculpture, which is based on a picture of a protestor holding Israel’s national flag against a stream […]

Trailing the Mayflower – The Iconic Ship of a Pilgrim Voyage to the New World

One of the most famous voyages from England to Virginia was on the Mayflower. This ship became the symbol of the search for a new life and pilgrimage to the New World in the 17th century. 2020 marks the 400 year anniversary of this historic vessel’s iconic voyage. The origins of the Mayflower are uncertain […]

Half of NYC’s Iconic Restaurants and Bars to Permanently Close Due to Draconian Shutdown

Half of all New York City bars and restaurants could close permanently within the next six months due to the harsh coronavirus restrictions in place, a new audit released by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said. “The industry is challenging under the best of circumstances, and many eateries operate on tight margins,” said DiNapoli. “Now, they face an […]

Facebook apologizes for censoring nude breasts from iconic French liberty goddess painting

     Facebook has apologized for censoring a play advertisement featuring a bare-breasted woman from Eugene Delacroix’s legendary French Revolution painting, which the social media giant called inappropriate. The social media network raised eyebrows recently after its no-nudity policy seemed to go too far once again. Designed to stop pornography and abuse, the policy led to […]

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