Museum of Tolerance

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History is compressed in Jerusalem, where settlements go back thousands of years and every step is over layers of archeology. And in a place where land and its ownership is constantly in conflict, especially over who-was-here-first, this archeology has long been embedded with politics, especially in the relationship between Israel and Palestine.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on July 17, 2011

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This week’s Required Reading has a talk by Ji Lee, Anthony Weiner on the street, Samarqand pics, Lucien Freud’s subjects speak, the Museum of (in)Tolerance, Google image search changes, Matt Black’s Mexican photos and James Schamus on art in times of crisis.

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