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Beirut blast destroyed landmark 19th-century palace
BEIRUT (AP) – The 160-year-old palace withstood two world wars, the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the French mandate and Lebanese independence. After the country’s 1975-1990 civil war, it took 20 years of careful restoration for the family to bring the palace back to its former glory.
Heritage Auctions to sell Florence Nightingale letter April 22
DALLAS – A letter signed by Florence Nightingale, whose name has become synonymous with the altruistic spirit many associate with the members of the medical profession, is among the featured lots in Heritage Auctions’ Historical Manuscripts Auction April 22. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Rare Judaica to be offered by J. Greenstein & Co. Dec. 8
CEDARHURST, N.Y. – On Dec. 8, J. Greenstein & Co. will host its biannual Judaica auction devoted solely to rare Jewish artifacts. The staple of the auction will be the prized prayer book once owned by Marilyn Monroe. The auction will feature 197 rare and valuable objects. Items to be auctioned off include menorahs, kiddush […]