Having and Belonging: Homes and Museums in Israel

Having and Belonging: Homes and Museums in Israel

by Judy Jaffe-Schagen

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ISBN-13: 9781785331350
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Series: Material Mediations: People and Things in a World of Movement , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 233
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Judy Jaffe-Schagen obtained her doctorate in history from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She has extensive experience communicating the results of new scholarship to the public through museum exhibitions and related media. Currently, in affiliation with the Amsterdam School for Heritage and Memory Studies, she is researching the role of museums and memorials in helping migrant groups to become acknowledged and respected within society.

Table of Contents

A Note about the Cover

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


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