An art museum - what every Israeli working class town needs
Former art college lecturer teamed up with local mayor to build arts complex on ruins of vegetable market in Kiryat Ata, a blue-collar town near Haifa.
The krayot area, also known as that bundle of sleepy cities north of Haifa (comprising Kiryat Bialik, Kiryat Haim and Kiryat Motzkin) is also an area that smacks of missed opportunities. The krayot is home to around 200,000 citizens, yet it hardly makes the headlines, except when it comes to crime (like the triple murder last week), or the Kiryon, the most successful mall in the country. Yossi Ohayon, former...
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