Maisa Abd Elhadi was featured in Larissa Sansour’s film at the Danish Pavilion in the 2019 Venice Biennale, as well as the Palestinian 2020 Oscar submission Gaza Mon Amour.
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.
The museum’s intended sale of 255 items, planned for today at Sotheby’s in London, is postponed to November.
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.
This first edition of the 15th-century book Peregrinatio in Terram Sanctam features the first accurate printed illustrations of Jerusalem and Venice, among other cities.
Finds Gone Astray features 40,000 artifacts confiscated from looters and unauthorized dealers in antiquities over the past 50 years. The protestors demand the immediate removal of the exhibition and the repatriation of the stolen items to the Palestinian Authority.
Barbur Gallery held an event with the left-wing NGO Breaking the Silence, and now the municipality of Jerusalem is trying to kick it out of its space.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York takes an on-the-ground view of life, war, and devotion in Jerusalem during the medieval era.
In 1854, Auguste Salzmann traveled to Jerusalem to search for the biblical history visible in the city’s architecture.
WEST JERUSALEM — In retrospect, we were complacent. We thought that the opposition would fade away by the time of the event, or at most, the action would amount to a polite protest vigil.
EAST JERUSALEM — Walking through the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City it is hard not be to fascinated by the folk paintings appearing on the homes of pilgrims who returned from the Hajj in Mecca.
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.