How much better it would have been to spend that money on the poor in Israels troubled Capital. On both Jews & Arabs alike. Who will visit this truly impressive museum. Not the poor, even if it's free to go in. They have more pressing things on their minds, like where to find the money for the next meal. No it will be the bourgeoisie. As the article say it will be the the friends of the powerful. No doubt the beautiful people from Tel Aviv, not the people of Jerusalem's slums. Oh how we have lost our way.
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from the article: $100 million face-lift / Revamped Israel Museum unveiled