To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd.,
Tel Aviv 64329, Israel
Information Box Office: Tel. 6077020,
Sun. closed. Mon., Wed. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tues., Thurs. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
David and Saul (1951) oil on canvas by Avraham Naton – Courtesy Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Solitude (1933) oil on canvas by Marc Chagall – Courtesy Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
The Sacrifice of Isaac (1987) Corten Steel by Menashe Kadishman – Courtesy Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Problems arise. The artist states “Neither do I consider the story of the sacrifice of Isaac as signifying a divine command or decree of G-d. For me, it symbolizes the fear of the individual to defy the dictates of society and its conventions.” Not surprisingly, he understands that a man that sacrifices his son sacrifices himself, i.e. his entire future.
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