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After coronavirus: Will Israeli cultural institutions rebound in 2021?

Some say that the reopening of the cultural sector could be a time for a rebirth of the arts in Israel, particularly if the government chooses to support culture and give it the means to rebuild.

The site of the Qumran Scrolls, known as the Dead Sea Scrolls

Were the Qumranites preparing for the War of Gog and Magog?

A visit to Qumran National Park and the history of the Dead Sea Scrolls

By MEITAL SHARABI
27/11/2020

Israel Museum to reopen on Tuesday

Although it briefly reopened in the summer, Israel’s flagship museum, has been closed most of the time since the beginning of the pandemic in March.

Israel Museum goes remote for exhibit at Ticho House

Somehow, the “impersonal” digital presentation fit the bill to a tee, in more than one sense.

05/11/2020
Sotheby jewelery auction

Sotheby's auctioning 18th-century Torah shield for $1 million

The items are part of a trove from the Sassoon family, a wealthy family originally from Iraq, that the auction house is bringing for sale next month.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
01/11/2020

Israel Museum to reopen thanks to $4 million grant

The grant will be transferred soon, a representative for the museum said, and the museum will reopen shortly.

With coronavirus restrictions lifted, why is the Israel Museum closed?

While some smaller museums have been able to reopen a few of their galleries, Jerusalem’s Israel Museum has remained closed to visitors

EILAT CARMI and Merav Hyman, Israel Trail: The Parade, 2018, multichannel video installation.

Israel Museum celebrates a decade of supporting local artists collection

Opening later this month, some of the works will be on display at the Israel Museum as part of the 'Shutters and Stairs: Elements of Modern Architecture in Contemporary Art' exhibition.

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