bezalel academy

Israeli art and design at its finest: Bezalel Graduate Exhibition 2022

I cannot help but recommend seeking out a recent Bezalel graduate if you are looking for a new local artist to patronize or simply seeking some food for thought.

Jerusalem highlights July 22 – 28

What's new to do in Israel's capital?

Love, pain and humor: Israel's Bezalel Graduate Exhibition 2022

Incredible displays of talent, dedication and pure artistry shone across all departments. If you are in the mood for some light digging, you’ll surely find some diamonds in the rough.

A Jerusalem plaza has been named for David Rakia. Who is he?

Rakia, who fled Nazi Austria and took Jerusalem into his heart, soul and art, now has his own spot in the city that meant so much to him.


Immigration, introspection, identity: Young Bezalel grads to look out for

Stories of friendship, cultural confusion and language conflicts are told in the strongest final projects of this year’s graduate exhibition at the academy.


Grapevine May 30, 2021: Seeking director

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Shaare Zedek, Bezalel partner on solutions to coronavirus challenges

As part of the partnership, medical teams and designers will work together and create joint projects.

Israeli art students design masks to meet unmet needs of disabled persons

Different variations of masks include designs to meet the needs of a wide range of disabilities from the deaf and hard-of-hearing to people with touch-sensory issues.

Yaakov Israel expertly and lovingly conveys his intimate knowledge of everyday surroundings

Beauty in the everyday: A loving look at southwest Jerusalem

Yaakov Israel began documenting the less-than-palatial edifices in his home patch back when he was a student at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.

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