Posts Tagged ‘The Israel Museum’

Lior Shachar’s Urban Tableware

It all began in a simple pottery course Lior Shachar took as a child in the neighborhood where she grew up in Israel. In college she studied art therapy, but it was in the ceramics studio where she always felt inspired, energized, and happy. Eventually, Lior came to her senses and turned what she thought could…

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Stitching History

Stitching History from the Holocaust, a small exhibit that packs a big punch, is currently on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. It tells the story of Paul and Hedwig “Hedy” Strnad, a Jewish couple living in Prague in 1939. Desperate to obtain an affidavit to escape the onslaught of Nazi…

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The Best Kept Secret in Fashion

The Israel Museum’s costume collection is the best-kept secret in fashion. I spent a glorious day at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem last summer. Their costume collection is so fantastic it could be a separate museum all of its own.

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