Monthly Archives: May 2013

Nisco Museum of Mechanical Music

After moving to Israel in the mid-’70s, Nisan Cohen opened the Middle East’s only museum dedicated to music boxes, player pianos, hurdy gurdies, gramophones and other devices. By Marty Friedlander “If a man does not keep pace with his companions,

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Temple Mount sifting project

Construction of a mosque at the site left a pile of debris ready to be sifted. This is political archaeology at its best. By Marty Friedlander We’re all familiar with the old Chinese curse, “You should live in interesting times.” As

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