2016-06-27

Emek Shaveh: “Navigating Antiquities, Sanctity and Nationalism in Jerusalem”

The alternative archaeology NGO Emek Shaveh will be holding a conference on Thursday of this week, June 30, 17:00-20:30 at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem. Called “Recalculating Route: Navigating between Antiquities, Sanctity and Nationalism in Jerusalem,” the conference will tackle the present political, social and religious reality surrounding the ancient sites in Jerusalem’s historic…

The Culture Hall in the West Bank Settlement of Ariel

Culture Minister Probes Troupes That Shun Settlements in the OPT

Far-right Minister of Culture Miri Regev (Likud) has sent out a controversial questionnaire to theater companies and dance troupes to determine whether they refrain from performing in settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). The questionnaire is the first step in a campaign Regev is leading to allow her ministry to penalize publicly-funded cultural institutions…