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Contemporary art in Umm el Fahem


Contemporary art in Umm el FahemTo many in Israel the city of Umm el Fahem is synonymous with Islamic fundamentalism and nationalistic protest. People familiar with the Umm el Fahem Art Gallery, however, associate the city with contemporary Palestinian arts and efforts to improve coexistence between Arabs and Jews in the country. In the coming future, when the city’s art museum will open its doors, the latter image might take over, and the city might even turn into an international attraction.

Agunot: Jewish “chained” wives


agunat 110wwThe plight of orthodox Jewish women trapped in marriages is back under spotlights as activists try to raise awareness on International Agunah Day, which fell on March 13 this year.