Anemones, by Shmuel Charuvi, circa 1923. Israel Museum

Vintage Israeli Field Guides to Flora and Fauna Hold a Mirror Up to Zionist Nature

A new exhibition in Be'er Sheva examines the tradition of the classic Israeli flora and fauna guidebooks as reflected in contemporary art.

Ever since a graying volume of “The World of Plants” – authored in 1954 by Prof. Michael Zohary – was plucked from beneath a street bench and added to my bookshelves a decade ago, it has received a thorough...

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