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Benjamin Netanyahu tells his army's new recruits that the fight against Hamas is merciless

Benjamin Netanyahu tells his army's new recruits that the fight against Hamas is merciless

Venice Biennale: Israel Pavilion closed until hostages are released and cease-fire

60's Israeli Pavilione Venice Art Biennale (Italy) closes “unity” Until the hostages in the hands of Hamas are freed and a cease-fire in Gaza ends, the exhibited artist and curators declared on Tuesday.

“Artist and curators of Israeli pavilion to open exhibition on ceasefire and hostage release agreement”The prestigious art event, which opens to the public on Saturday, can be read on the Israeli exhibition's website.

“The decision of the artist and curators is not intended to censor themselves or the exhibition; Instead, they choose to take a stand in solidarity with the hostages' families and the larger Israeli community calling for change.”They explain.

Called “M/other Land,” the exhibition highlights director Ruth Bader's work in relationship with the country of her birth through a video installation. “We have become news, no more art”The artist and director explained on Instagram.

“I strongly oppose cultural boycott, but because I think there is no right answer, and I can only do the best I can with the space I have, I want to add my voice to those who are crying, “Bring it back, an immediate cease-fire. Hostages, we can't take anymore.”She added.

In February, organizers confirmed Israel's participation despite thousands of artists, architects and curators calling for a boycott. “shame” By the Italian Minister of Culture.

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