Hutzot Hayotzer reinvented

13.08.2011                      13.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Wa'etchanan

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Hutzot Hayotzer reinvented

The popular international arts and crafts fair has some new and very welcome surprises this year.

Hutzot Hayotzer, the popular international arts and crafts fair that has become a Jerusalemite ritual, is scheduled to open next week and will run until August 27.
As usual, the main attractions of the event, which is now in its 35th consecutive year, will be displays by both Israeli and international artisans. But this year’s fair has a few surprises on its itinerary.
For one thing, the area separating the Israeli and international artists, which usually remains empty, will be filled with impressive sculpture collections. One such collection will be Dudu Gerstein’s gargantuan colorful metal kettles….