Said Abu Shakra. “The Arab states see us, the Arabs living in Israel, as assimilated.” Daniel Tchetchik

If You Will It: Said Abu Shakra's Dream of a Palestinian Art Museum

The founder of the Umm al-Fahm Gallery once again seems close to establishing Israel's first museum of Arab art and culture.

Four times a week, Said Abu Shakra rises at five in the morning, drives from his home in Umm al-Fahm to nearby Kibbutz Megiddo and briskly walks the fields to stay in shape. A seemingly minor detail in his...

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