Nili Gold | Haifa: City of Steps

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

Nili Gold, who was born in Haifa to German-speaking parents in 1948, the first year of Israeli statehood, with her Haifa, City of Steps offers a remarkable homage to her native city during its heyday as an international port and cultural center. Spanning the 1920s and ’30s, when Jews and Arabs lived together amicably and buildings were erected that reflected European, modernist, Jewish, and Arab architectural influences, through 1948, when most Arabs left, and into the ’50s and ’60s burgeoning of the young state of Israel, Gold anchors her personal and family history in five landmark clusters.

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