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Preface: Switzerland?



Chapter 1. Establishing collections, building a nation
Chapter 2. Exhibiting belief: religious objects in a secular institute
Mrs Marantz and the Israel Museum

Chapter 3. More than one story to tell
Mrs Sapir-Bergstein and Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People

Chapter 4. A migration museum and its visitors
Mrs Kaduri and the Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center
Immigrants and their museum

Chapter 5. Indigenous curation provides a second glance
Mr Yeshayahu and Bahalachin, the Ethiopian Jews Cultural Center

Chapter 6. Medals rather than high art
Mr Pens and the Museum of the Jewish Soldier in World War II

Chapter 7. On colors and borders
Mrs Romem and People of Israel website

Chapter 8. A holiday as object
Mrs Salameh and Beit HaGefen

Chapter 9. The geographical position of art and home
Mrs Abu Ilaw and the Umm el Fahem art gallery


Chapter 10. Belonging: Mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion

To Conclude: Switzerland once more


Having and Belonging

Homes and Museums in Israel

Judy Jaffe-Schagen

233 pages, 44 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-134-3 Hb Published (April 2016)

eISBN 978-1-78533-135-0 eBook