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Yuli Edelstein Visits Beit Hatfutsot


Irina Kogan Nevzlin and Dan Tadmor welcome Knesset Chairman Yuli  Edelstein to Beit Hatfutsot


MK Yuli Edelstein spends the first day of the Knesset's summer recess renewing his connection with the Museum of the Jewish People.


With the Knesset recess, Knesset Chairman, MK Yuli Edelstein, arrived at Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish people.  At a meeting with Irina Kogan Nevzlin, Chairperson of Beit Hatfutsot, and Dan Tadmor, CEO, the Knesset Chairman was presented with the blueprint for the revitalization of Beit Hatfutsot which is in the final planning stage. He then was conducted through a tour of the exhibitions at Beit Hatfutsot and the Family Gallery’s children exhibition “A-B-See Do,” which deals with the Hebrew language.
Dan Tadmor, CEO of Beit Hatfutsot enthused Edelstein when he related the story behind the recently opened exhibition, "J.D. Kirzenbaum, The Lost Generation".


”There is no doubt that Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People is an asset of the Jewish people. It is of the utmost importance for the Museum to adapt to the 21st century and to the younger generation, "said Edelstein at the end of the visit.


"The Knesset Chairman is an old friend of Beit Hatfutsot, whose contents and educational and cultural values are close to his heart," said Irina Nevzlin Kogan. "Yuli Edelstein was among the initiators of the exhibition The Jews of Struggle at Beit Hatfutsot, which tells the story of the struggle of former Soviet Jews to make Aliyah. The exhibition is still displayed throughout the U.S.  Moreover, when he was Minister of Information and the Diaspora, he initiated, in cooperation with Beit Hatfutsot, the Festival of Sukkot.”




Dan Tadmor, Irina Nevzlin Kogan, Yuli Edelstein