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  Eretz Israel Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eretz Israel Museum was established in 1953 in Ramat Aviv.
Tel Quasile, an excavation in which 12 distinct layers of civilization have been uncovered, is part of the Museum, as well the Museum of the History of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Independence Hall, where the State of Israel was proclaimed in 1948, both of which are in central Tel Aviv.
From a recent (2005) exhibit of early Israeli metalwork at the Eretz Israel Museum, this bronze laurel branch oil-burning menorah was designed by the sculptor and industrial designer Maurice Ascalon and manufactured by his Pal-Bell company in Tel-Aviv, Israel circa 1948.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eretz_Israel_Museum   (613 words)

 Israel Museums Travel Guide - Israel Museums in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Galilee, Dead Sea - Israel Tourism Guide
The Rockefeller Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most impressive archeological museums in Israel, ituated in a magnificent white limestone edifice in East Jerusalem, houses the extraordinary collection of antiquities unearthed in excavations conducted in the country mainly during the time of the British Mandate (1919-1948).
The Eretz Israel Museum, located in north Tel Aviv, is a multidisciplinary museum which exhibits opulent collections in the fields of Archaeology, Judaica, Ethnography, Material Culture and the Applied Arts of the Land of Israel.
The Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv ("Haaretz Museum"), is a multidisciplinary museum which exhibits opulent collections in the fields of Archaeology, Judaica, Ethnography, Material Culture and the Applied Arts of the Land of Israel.
www.ddtravel-acc.com /museum.htm   (1827 words)

 Museum On The Seam
Museum on the Seam is a unique museum in Israel, displaying contemporary art that deals with different aspects of the socio-political reality.
Through the works of artists from Israel and abroad, who respond to the stress and tension between and within groups, the museum invites the visitors to examine the degree of influence of the social environment on the individual and vice versa.
Museum on the Seam, 4 Chel Handasa st., P.O.B. 1649, Jerusalem 91016 ISRAEL
www.coexistence.art.museum /eng/main.htm   (124 words)

 RSA Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Israel Museum's commitment to Israeli art is central to the mission of the Museum.
As Israel's national museum, it plays a major role in preserving the artistic history of the country by collecting works by Israeli artists - in Israel and abroad - and in encouraging such artists to build their careers.
The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel, and ranks among the leading art and archaeology museums in the world.
www.resnicowschroeder.com /news/israeli_art.html   (879 words)

 Israel (09/04)
Israel and the PLO subsequently signed the Gaza-Jericho Agreement on May 4, 1994, and the Agreement on Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities on August 29, 1994, which began the process of transferring authority from Israel to the Palestinians.
Israel’s tech market is very developed, and in spite of the pause in the industry’s growth, the high-tech sector is likely to be the major driver of the Israeli economy.
Israel has diplomatic relations with nine non-Arab Muslim states and with 32 of the 43 Sub-Saharan states that are not members of the Arab League.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3581.htm   (5625 words)

 Keneseth Israel Museum
The Temple Judea Museum was founded in 1984 to contain the merged Judaica collections of two Philadelphia – area synagogues, Temple Judea, and Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel.
The mandate of the museum begins with a collection of almost 1000 objects: its preservation, growth, exhibition, and use as an educational tool.
In addition to its collection and preservation activities the museum operates an annual schedule of three to four original exhibitions that are free and open to the community.
www.kenesethisrael.org /mus.htm   (479 words)

 Israel Holocaust Museum Yad Vashem
The museum includes a profile of Anne Frank, the 14 year-old Dutch girl who is best know for the diary that she kept while in hiding from the Nazis.
This Museum in Israel is designed to give the visitor an overall impression of the time, places and atmosphere in which the Shoah occurred.
The Museum's epilogue is also a video art display, String, - this one created by the artist Uri Tzaig - using original manuscripts, handwritten diaries, letters, notes and memoirs - written by Jews during the Holocaust period and by survivors afterwards.
www.israelnewsagency.com /yadvashemholocaustisraelnew88480313.html   (2513 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Middle East / Muslim opens Holocaust museum in Israel
NAZARETH, Israel -- The photographs in a new museum here are among the best-known icons of the Holocaust: Germans executing a group of naked Jewish women; a little boy with a yellow Star of David on his jacket raising his hands in fright; a grandmother and four children shuffling dejectedly along a barbed-wire corridor.
Such images were everywhere in Israel yesterday as movies, documentaries, and newspapers marked Yom Hashoah, the annual day of remembrance for the 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis and their allies.
The museum, opened in mid-March by a Muslim lawyer, is believed to be the first to present the story of the Holocaust in Arabic.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2005/05/06/muslim_opens_holocaust_museum_in_israel   (465 words)

 Israel Ministry of Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Israel, perfectly located at the fulcrum of Europe, Asia and Africa, is a world-class destination for sophisticated travelers.
Israel offers cultural attractions on a par with Europe, the U.S. and Canada, luxury hotels, glamorous spas and a hot restaurant scene - all within an atmosphere that combines the very ancient with the ultra high-tech, and the exotic with the contemporary.
Israel has more museums per capita than any country on earth Including the legendary Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
www.goisrael.com /DiscoverIsrael   (338 words)

 Israel Bible Museum Virtual Tour: About the Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1984, Phillip Ratner, with a large collection of his work, established the Israel Bible Museum in the city of Safed, Israel, in the Galilee.
Due to the large support of the local public and thousands of tourists, the Museum is open eleven months of the year for those interested in art, the Bible, mysticism and the Jewish heritage.
Entrance to The Israel Bible Museum is with out charge to encourage families, new immigrants and schools easy access.
www.israelbiblemuseum.com /museum/museum.html   (163 words)

 FORWARD : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
JERUSALEM —; The Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv, once famed for its cutting-edge technology and innovative exhibitions, is on the verge of total economic collapse and will be forced to close unless additional funding can be found to keep it alive.
Six years ago the average monthly wage of the museum's five senior officials was $8,097, as compared to $7,254 for officials at the Israel Museum and $6,150 for administrators at the Tel Aviv Museum.
What made the Diaspora Museum different than other museums was that its designers chose not to display collections of art, treasures or objects preserved from the past, and there are hardly any historic artifacts displayed on the museum's three floors.
www.forward.com /issues/2003/03.08.29/news11.diaspora.html   (922 words)

 Museum Page   Rabbi Sussman
The Temple Judea Museum: Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
In 2004 the Temple Judea Museum observed the 350th anniversary of the arrival of Jews in America by means of a year - long series of exhibitions.
To find the inspiration for this unique celebratory kiddush cup, the museum reached back into the history of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, the temple of which the museum is a part, and, at the same time, to the history of the American Jewish experience.
www.kenesethisrael.org /museum.html   (628 words)

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem | Archaeology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first concerns Israel's position as a bridge between the great civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia while the second, is the fragmentary, segmented character of society in a landscape that encouraged regionality and discouraged large-scale organization.
The history and the archaeology of the Land of Israel are wonderfully enhanced, and at times, complicated, by the fact that three of the world's great religions -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- regard it as holy.
But more than anything else, it is precisely the connection between faith and history that brings two million people a year to visit Israel, many of whom visit the Israel Museum.
www.imj.org.il /eng/archaeology   (167 words)

 EJP | News | Western Europe | Vatican manuscripts at Israel Museum
The flags of Israel and the Vatican were placed side by side in the background and the Papal Nuncio (Vatican ambassador), Archbishop Pietro Sambi, called the presentation just one example of "cultural collaboration between Israel and the Vatican that is going on in many fields."
Although the artifacts in the Israel Museum exhibition are the first manuscripts lent to Israel by the Vatican, they are not the first loan of any kind.
The Vatican made its first loan to the Israel Museum two years ago when, for the holiday of Succot (harvest holiday in Autumn) it temporarily gave the institution a 1,800-year-old Roman relic depicting a Succah (outdoor booth lived in during the Jewish festival of Tabernacles) in the courtyard of the Temple.
www.ejpress.org /article/news/western_europe/3634   (461 words)

 Israeli museum says Solomon relic a fake - Science - MSNBC.com
The pomegranate was examined by the museum independently of the probe by the Israeli authorities, said the director of the Israel Museum, James Snyder.
The museum said another ancient object displayed with the pomegranate, a 2,600-year-old silver amulet with a priestly blessing carved into it, was re-examined and deemed authentic.
Last year, Israel’s Antiquities Authority said the inscriptions on the purported burial chest of Jesus’ brother and on a tablet with instructions for temple repairs were also fakes.
msnbc.msn.com /id/6753063   (794 words)

The Railway Museum, at the Haifa East station, hosts exhibits illustrating milestones in the development of rail transport in this country since its early days in 1892, including rail links with neighboring countries.
A special attraction of the museum is the site itself, a railway station in actual daily use, with its characteristic atmosphere of train travel, enhancing a visit to the museum and distinguishing it from many other railway museums.
The Museum is open on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 08:30 to 12.00 (except on the eve of a holiday).--->
www.israrail.org.il /english/general/museum.html   (345 words)

 Cultivate Interactive Issue 5: The Israel Museum and the Electronic Surrogate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For a museum such as the Israel Museum, this is a formidable challenge, not only for the sheer quantity of its holdings but also in that the digital archive is fully searchable in both Hebrew and English.
While it is fairly simple to translate educational print and video material into the www environment, the real challenge for museum educators lies in their ability to create a link between the school and the museum, between student and student, from school to school and from the home to the school.
The list is too long to be included here, but for visitors to the Israel Museum who are unable to see the material collections with their own eyes, we are proud of our virtual objects, on-line educational activities and electronic surrogates, which serve to extend the museums’ holdings beyond the walls of the museum experience.
www.cultivate-int.org /issue5/israel   (2787 words)

 Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Courage to Refuse is a group of Israeli soldiers and reservists who believe that service in the Israel Defense Forces is honorable and just, when it is not to oppress the Palestinians in the territories.
Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel: This umbrella group describes themselves as follows, "The ICCI is an umbrella organization for institutions and individuals in Israel promoting interreligious and intercultural understanding.
Open House in Ramle, Israel: This former home of the family became a center for Arab and Israeli youth, teen and adult events as well as a pre-school.
amygreenbaum.com /israel.htm   (1131 words)

 Ancient Near East .Net - Pomegranate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apparently unremarkable at first sight, a small ornamental ivory object in the form of a pomegranate (right) and bearing a short inscription in palaeo-Hebrew script, must nonetheless be recognised as one of the most important and controversial acquisitions yet made by the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Efforts began immediately in Israel to raise the necessary funds to secure the object for the museum.
Now on display in the Israel Museum, the ivory pomegranate has since been displayed at the Smithsonian Institution in November 1993 in an exhibition sponsored by the Biblical Archaeology Society.
www.ancientneareast.net /pomegranate.html   (1211 words)

 inter ART israel - ARTS Gazette
Artist and senior curator of design at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem IZZIKA GAON, died this morning, August 5, 1997, in Jerusalem.
For many years one of the key figures in the art circles of Israel, he has greatly influenced the development of the arts in the country, especially in the fields of design and architecture.
Israel is one of the five countries invited the Second Photography Biennale organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography which will open on July 12, 1997.
www.interart.co.il /gazette.html   (911 words)

 Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Israel Museum, is ranked among the leading art and archaeology museums in the world.
The Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum (C.F.I.M.) is a national organization with regional groups in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto.
The CFIM is one of fourteen Friends' groups worldwide that have been created to assist the Israel Museum with acquisitions and financial support.
www.cfimonline.com   (79 words)

 Travelers: Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In Israel the public transprt is completly western, there is air-condition in all the buses and the trains.
Not far away there is the Eretz Israel museum (in Ramat Aviv neighbourhood) is a multidisciplinary museum which exhibits opulent collections in the fields of Archaeology, Judaica, Ethnography, Material Culture and the Applied Arts of the Land of Israel.
Mostly people only pass Haifa on their way to the north part of Israel or go there prior taking a ferry to Cyprus or Greece, but this city is worth a visit at least for a couple of hours and since it's the home of this website owner.
travelers.israel.net /middle-east/israel.html   (7785 words)

 The Israel Museum Magazine
He established the Numismatic Department of the Israel Museum in 1969 and served as its Curator until 1993.
Meshorer was a member of the Archaeological Council of the Israel Antiquities Authority and a member of the directorate of the Israel Society for Coins and Medals.
Among his many accolades were the Huntington Medal of the ANS (2001) and the Ya'akov Meshorer Numismatic Prize, established by the Israel Museum in his honor and first awarded, to Dr. Andrew Burnett, in 2002.
israelmuseumnews.ios.st   (1192 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Museum was founded by the Israel Postal Authority, the Tel Aviv Foundation and the Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, where the museum is located.
The Postal and Philatelic Museum depicts the history of the postal service in Eretz Israel as reflected in the historical, social and political changes in the region.
The historical background of transferring messages in Israel over thousands of years is dramatized through film and graphic exhibits.
web02.postil.com /postunit.nsf/(DEF2)/bul4   (488 words)

 Roanoke.com Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some 60 works are exhibited in the Israel Museum's impressive sculpture garden, from early 20th-century sculptures by Rodin, Bourdelle, and Maillol to the beginnings of modern sculpture.
Off site, both the Rockefeller Museum in East Jerusalem, which houses a collection of regional archaeology, and an art center in East Jerusalem that runs programs for Arab children are both part of the Israel Museum.
Remember that museums in Israel are generally closed on Friday evenings and Saturdays for the Jewish Sabbath, though that is not always the case.
roanoke.atevo.com /misc/print_article/0,3869,3553,00.html   (856 words)

 Israel21c   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Italian art collector Arturo Schwartz, the son of non-observant Jewish parents, was a strong backer of Israel and showed his support by donating his immense collection of Dada and Surrealist art to the Israel Museum in Jerusalem in 1998.
Schwartz was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1924 and early on was a supporter of the Zionist movement.
The actual transfer of the collection to the Museum in Jerusalem was delayed by years of haggling with the Italian government over an export license for the collection before the roadblocks were finally cleared in 1997.
www.israel21c.org /bin/en.jsp?enPage=BlankPage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=object&enDispWho=Articles^l118&enZone=democracy&enVersion=0&   (682 words)

 Israel museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Boston.com / News / Science / Israel museum displays ancient Venus staue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A centuries-old statue of Venus, headless but vibrant with color and detail, went on display Wednesday at the Israel Museum, a decade after it was discovered in northern Israel.
The statue was discovered in 1993 in an ancient bathhouse during an archaeological dig in Beit Shean, a small city near the Jordan River and the Sea of Galilee.
With locks of hair curling around the collarbone of the headless sculpture, the figure is modeled after a stance called the "timid Venus," particularly striking because the sculpture's missing hands reveal parts of her female body that the artist intended to partially hide.
www.boston.com /news/science/articles/2005/03/30/israel_museum_displays_ancient_venus_staue?mode=PF   (346 words)

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