Yad Vashem opens art exhibition in shadow of Oct. 7 massacre

 

February 2, 2024

Shai Azoulay's interpretation of the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem.

(JNS) - An art exhibition is debuting Thursday at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem, two days before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as the memory of the Shoah is fresh on the minds of Israelis following the Hamas attack on Oct. 7.

The exhibition, titled "Bigger Than Me," features six oil paintings and some 10 additional sketches by the Israeli artist Shai Azoulay. It has been given added significance following the Hamas massacre, the worst single-day attack on the Jewish people since the Holocaust.

"The Hamas pogrom revived for us all the Holocaust," Azoulay told JNS. "Everything took on t...



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