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Saturday, October 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jerusalem's Old City: Under My Window

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Michal Ronnen Safdie has documented the rich and varied scene of three religions sharing the world’s most contested religious site in her gorgeous volume, Under My Window. The narrow passage below her window in Jerusalem’s Old City is a conduit for Palestinians on their way to work, Christians going to the Holy Sepulchre, Muslim pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount, and Jews on their way to the Western Wall of the Old Temple. Her stunning images capture both the intimate and personal and the large-scale public events that create the spectacle of daily life in Jerusalem. Join Michal Safdie and journalist and contributing editor at The Atlantic, Peter Beinart, for a discussion of both the fraught and beautiful aspects of life in Jerusalem.

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Peter Beinart

Peter Beinart is an associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York. He is also a contributor to the Atlantic, a senior columnist at the Forward, a CNN political commentator, and a fellow at The Foundation for Middle East Peace. Binary is... Read More →

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Michal Safdie

Michal Safdie is a photographer of culture and conflict around the world. Born in Israel, Safdie has photographed the Western Wall and orthodox women in Israel, refugees in Darfur, and the Gacaca trials in Rwanda, as well as a variety of studies of  the natural world. She has exhibited... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Boston Architectural College The Beehive 951 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA

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