Meeting Japanese culture face to face in Israel | culture
Aside from housing Tikotin’s collection, the museum also serves as a cultural center, catering to an increasing Israeli fascination with Japan. A two-week summer program for children introduces elements of Japanese art and culture, but the majority of the programming caters to adults. In addition to academic lectures and screenings of Japanese films, they can choose from classes in Japanese language, writing, ink drawing, origami, and even flower arranging.
It’s the Judeo/Taoist philosophical connection. There is a ring to the phrase “My son the acupuncturist.” I’ve always wondered what would have happened if we migrated farther east during the exile as opposed to farther north.