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'Open a door to Israel' show in Warsaw

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Nick Hodge 13.03.2016 12:39
An interactive virtual exhibition called ‘Open a Door to Israel’ has opened in Warsaw.
Photo: Press materials/Open a Door to IsraelPhoto: Press materials/Open a Door to Israel

Organized under the auspices of the Israeli Ministries of Foreign Affairs and for Strategic Affairs, it is built around nine doors that tell the story of Israel.

The curator of the exhibition, Zavi Apfelbaum of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has told Polish Radio that each door introduces visitors to a different aspect of life in Israel.

“We can see a family at a birthday party, having a good time together, like every Italian or Polish family. There is also a Druze family enjoying their afternoon tea. Family ties are very very important for Israeli people, as indeed for most people around the world”, he said.

The exhibition gives insights into many aspects of the Israeli scene – the country’s heritage, its culture, music, education, innovative technologies and the city of Jerusalem, with its sacred places for Jews and Christians.

The exhibition is part of a promotional campaign by the Israeli government. It was previously shown in Rome, where it attracted over 30,000 people. From Warsaw, it will go to Paris, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro during the Summer Games there, and then to China and the United States.

It remains on show in Warsaw at the Soho Factory (Praga district) until 20 March. (mk/nh/pk)

tags: Israel
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