Israel

Whitworth Gallery in Manchester U-turns on decision to remove pro-Palestine statement after Forensic Architecture threaten to pull work

Exhibition addressing the use of tear gas in Palestine adjusted to “give voice to different perspectives” following intervention by Israeli legal groups

Israelnews

Manchester gallery accused of provoking racial discord over exhibition on environmental effects of Israel-Palestine conflict

Cloud Studies by Forensic Architecture on show at the Whitworth Gallery has been criticised by the UK Lawyers for Israel

'In solidarity with the Palestinian people', photographers withdraw their works from Prix Pictet show in Israel

Prize-nominated artists Shahidul Alam and Gideon Mendel will not show their works at the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv

Artist Khaled Jarrar is selling handfuls of soil from Palestinian farmland—and has turned them into NFTs

The work draws attention to the desertification of agricultural land in Palestinian territory

Prominent Israeli rabbi: 'al-Aqsa mosque is the heart of the deadly hostilities—nobody really gets it'

Respect for religious sites and religions—not military might—is the only way forward, he says

Israelnews

Palestinian artist films police crackdown in Israeli city of Haifa

Calls are growing for the boycott of Israeli cultural institutions as protests erupt over Israeli attacks on Gaza and the forced eviction of Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah

Ancient ABCs: The alphabet’s ‘missing link’ discovered in Israel

Ink writing found on pottery sherds suggests the system spread into the Levant earlier than originally thought

Sotheby's sale of Israeli museum artefacts delayed after government pressure

Criticism in Israel reached an apex when President Rivlin called for the state to prevent the London auctions

Sale of more than 250 works from Jerusalem's Islamic art museum raises ethical questions

Israeli museum professionals fear deaccessioning auction could set a dangerous precedent

How a Nazi-looted painting entered an Israeli museum

Tel Aviv Museum of Art reveals surprising provenance of 19th-century work by Jozef Israëls, which will be restituted to Jewish owner’s heirs in October

Cultural divisions deepen in Jerusalem amid Israeli election campaign

Christian institutions are calling attention to their marginalisation in wake of Israel’s focus on Jewish-centric policies

Hundreds of Christians protest against McJesus sculpture at Haifa Museum of Art in Israel

Finnish artist Jani Leinonen has asked museum to remove the work—with no response

Israelnews

Israeli minister seeks budgetary power to control historical narrative

Miri Regev approves of excavations that tell Jewish stories, but not of institutions offering Palestinian perspectives

Jerusalem museum director blasts Israel’s nation-state law

Head of Museum for Islamic Art says many in the art world are afraid to speak out

Israel shuts down exhibition of Israeli flags in Jerusalem

Justice Ministry spokesman says show was shut down for "security reasons"

Unarmed female photographer hit by Israeli rubber bullet

World Press Photo Award winner was injured on her leg and suffered dizziness from tear gas

Artists sign letter in support of Lorde's decision to cancel gig in Israel

Shepard Fairey, Peter Kennard and Emily Young among those who back singer after she was branded an anti-semitic bigot in a full-page advert in the Washington Post

Jerusalemarchive

Negotiations over Jerusalem’s holy sites not just for politicians, say religious officials

Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders say they must be involved in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Iranarchive

Chicago courts refuse Israel suicide bombing victims request for antiquities to be seized from US museums

Iran was gratified by the ruling that a foreign state's property in the US is exempt from such inquiries

Jerusalemarchive

Controversy over Israeli Tolerance Museum site

Court rules in favour of building despite claims that Muslim graves will be desecrated

Israelarchive

Israel appoints Arab Muslim culture minister

Ghaleb Majadle has been a member of Israel’s Knesset since 2004.

Judaismarchive

Niavaran Palace Museum mounts Chagall show in defiance of Iranian regime

Exhibition of Jewish artist’s work challenges official stance on Israel

Jerusalemarchive

Muslim graves discovered on the site of Jewish Museum of Tolerance

Construction has been halted on the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s contentious new project

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