The deal struck by the Al Thani Collection with the Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem extends financial support in exchange for loans to the foundation.
From the Coen Brother’s take on the Jewish-American experience, to a rabbi’s talking cat, stream these films during the holiday.
The museum’s intended sale of 255 items, planned for today at Sotheby’s in London, is postponed to November.
Samia Halaby and Rachid Koraichi are among the signatories of a letter reaffirming support for “the Palestinian struggle for liberation, self-determination and the return of refugees.”
Several filmmakers and international guests canceled their participation in this year’s edition of the Docaviv festival.
Emad Hajjaj was arrested hours after posting a cartoon satirizing the diplomatic agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
“I could not have a relationship with a regime that is now officially complicit in the Israeli occupation of Palestinians,” said Mohamed Badarne, a Berlin-based artist.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Brian Eno, and Tai Shani are among 60 musicians, artists, writers, and filmmakers who signed a recent open letter condemning an Israeli police raid of three cultural centers.
Ariella Azoulay, Shepard Fairey, Antony Gormley, and Tai Shani are among the growing number of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers calling for international pressure to impose an embargo and lift the siege of Gaza.
“[W]e understand that our liberation is intimately connected to the liberation of all oppressed peoples and communities,” the pledge reads.
Attiya Darwish was hit while covering protests at the Gaza Strip in 2018. He is the second Palestinian photojournalist to lose an eye from an Israeli military attack in the last three months.
Haifa University’s Hecht Museum said that Saher Miari’s talk was called off because an appearance by a Palestinian artist does not conform with the politics of the Hecht Foundation, which backs the museum.