2008


At the Kiosk

 

Kahana began photographing the ultra-orthodox community in 1995, following a trip to the Jerusalem region, when, on reaching a spring, he saw ultra-orthodox people bathing in it...

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 The Golden Fleece

 

Olga de Amaral, Woolen and Gold Weaving. Olga de Amaral is an internationally-famed artist, who draws her inspiration from the landscape and ancient culture of her country, Columbia...

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The Orientalists

 

The collection comprises some 300 postcards painted by different artists, all of which depict places and landscapes of the Holy Land. These postcards, which were considered a popular itemin...

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Zoltan Kluger

 

Chief photographer 1933 – 1958
Zoltan Kluger was one of the main photographers in pre-state Israel. His photographs document the life of the “state in the making”...

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Material and Immaterial

 

Paper is everywhere. We use it every day and encounter it more than we can remember – newspapers, journals, and books, prints, posters, photographs, cards, wrapping paper, bills...

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Clay, Sensation

 

The Fifth Israeli Ceramics Biennale examines Israeli ceramics through the individual perspective of the participant artists. Through this all-embracing and comprehensive collection...

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The Art of Jewelry-making

 

The exhibit shows Israeli jewelry produced at the time in small workshops by jewelry makers and numerous producers who emigrated from different countries, vs...

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Toys of Yesteryear from the World Over

 

Like our childhood, toys are ephemeral, but not those in this exhibit. Those that miraculously survived attest to their overwhelming appeal that captivates children around the...

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Purse Stories

 

In the beginning, purses looked like a package or a pocket, and were made of leather or fabric; they were round or elongated, and a string was attached to themt...

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The Railway of Faith

 

The Hejaz Railway is the Train of Faith, built between 1901 and 1908 thanks to donations from Moslem believers and designed to carry pilgrims to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina...

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The Song of Concrete

 

This exhibit is devoted to the cultural history of concrete and its use in the Land of Israel from the days of Natan Alterman's "clothing the homeland in a dress of cement and concrete"...

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Haim Berger

 

Haim Berger was born in 1900 in Galicia (today the Ukraine). He joined the Hashomer Hatzair youth movement and immigrated to Palestine in 1921 in the third Aliyah...

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