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Arad Glass Museum *

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In Arad, a city in southern Israel, there is a famous glass museum presenting the works of the resident artist Gidon Fridman. 

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Ashdod Museum of Art *

Centre d'arts Monart Ori~ - Own work

The Ashdod Museum of Art is located in the center of Ashdod, Israel, near the marina. The museum holds exhibitions of Israeli and international contemporary art. The museum has 12 galleries and two halls. In addition, it has a pyramidal space where cultural events are held. The museum was inaugurated in 2003. 

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International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame*

"בית הנבחרות" לאירוח ספורטאים במכון וינגייט Dr. Avishai Teicher

The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (Hebrew: יד לאיש הספורט היהודי‎) was opened July 7, 1981 in Netanya, Israel. It honors Jewish athletes and their accomplishments from anywhere around the world.

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Conversos – Crypto Jews – Marranos *

A converso  was a Jew who converted to Catholicism  in Spain or Portugal in the Iberian Peninsula, particularly during the 14th and 15th centuries, or one of his or her descendants forced to convert to Christianity during the Middle Ages.

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Biblical Museum of Natural History *

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The Biblical Museum of Natural History, located facing the entrance to Beit Shemesh in the northern industrial zone of Beit Shemesh, is a unique institution that is part zoo, part natural history museum, and completely educational and fun!

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Farkash Gallery *

Farkash Gallery YouTube

Farkash Gallery houses the largest collection in the world of vintage historical Israeli posters. The collection contains posters from time period ranging from pre-state Israel (the Yishuv) to the present day.

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The Munio Gitai Weinräub Architecture Museum *

Munio Gitai Weinraub Museum of Architecture HaNassi Blvd 135, Haifa

This is Israel’s first museum devoted to architecture puts spotlight on the Bauhaus style. In 2014, the Munio Gitai Weinraub Architecture Museum opened in Haifa, dedicated to Weinraub's private collection and in honor of Israeli architecture.

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Judaism and Astrology *

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Astrology has been a topic of debate among Jews for over 2000 years. While not a Jewish practice or teaching as such, astrology made its way into Jewish thought, as can be seen in the many references to it in the Talmud. Astrological statements became accepted and worthy of debate and discussion by Torah scholars. Opinions varied

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Nahum Gutman Museum of Art *

Nahum Gutman's Museum3 Talmoryair

The Nahum Gutman Museum of Art is an art museum located in Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv.The Museum resides in the historical Writers' Home, which was built in 1887 and was one of the first buildings in the Neve Tzedek neighborhood.

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