Giving art in Jerusalem a lift up

29.10.2011                      01.Cheschwan. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch 2, Noach

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Giving art in Jerusalem a lift up

The annual Manofim arts bash in Jerusalem; a grassroots venture from the very core of artistic endeavour.

If ever an event was appropriately titled, it is the annual Manofim (levers) arts bash in Jerusalem. Manofim also goes by the subtitle of Annual Gallery Opening Season and does just that. But it is about much much more.
“Yes, I think Manofim does help to leverage the local arts scene,” observes co-organizer and artist Rinat Edelstein, who runs Manofim with event founder and artist Leehee Shulov. “It also generates a sense of community among the artists and for Jerusalemites and visitors from out of town.”…