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Mishkenot Sha’ananim – from almshouse to cultural hub.

Mishkenot Sha’ananim, the ‘Long House.’
Photo by: Wikimedia Commons
If you’re going to offer enticing cultural programs it can help to do so from a unique location with an unparalleled view. Mishkenot Sha’ananim would certainly answer to that description.

“This is such a beautiful place,” says Moti Schwartz, who took up the post of the venerable institution’s director general six months ago, “and to engage in culture as a full-time job, and get paid for it, is wonderful.”



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