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Mayer Institute, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel Museum, modern sculpture, Dead Sea Scrolls

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, founded in 1965 as the national museum, houses collections of Jewish art, modern sculpture, and archaeological artifacts. It also houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of ancient Hebrew and Aramaic manuscripts. The Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem is dedicated to Jews who died in the Holocaust. Other important museums include the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Haifa Museum. Several museums, including the L. A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, display exhibits about the Arab and Islamic traditions of Palestine and Israel. Altogether there are more than 120 museums in Israel, which receive about ten million visitors each year. There are more than 400 libraries in Israel.



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Mayer Institute, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel Museum, modern sculpture, Dead Sea Scrolls, Islamic Art, national museum, Jews, Jerusalem, libraries, visitors, year

 
 

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