Nadim Sheiban, director of Jerusalem's L.A. Mayer Museum of Islamic Art. Olivier Fitoussi

The Director of Jerusalem's Museum of Islamic Art Never Met a Jew Until He Was 21 - and Then He Married One

Nadim Sheiban, who describes himself as a man rid of ethnic or religious identity, explains why he shut down an exhibition of Islamic weapons and why he is not afraid of Israel's culture minister.

The first thing Nadim Sheiban did, when he was appointed director of the L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem in 2014, was to eliminate the hall of Islamic weapons that greeted visitors on the entry...

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