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Festival of Light 2016: Purple Route

Posted by Avital Pinnick on June 15, 2016

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This year the Festival of Light included a route into the center of Jerusalem. This is not the first time that there have been installations outside the Old City. The first Festival of Light included the City Hall (Iriya). In the photo above, the central Post Office is lit by colored lights that are activated by hitting the mailboxes across the street. This is shown in the video below.

Eiffel Tower, by Luminarie De Cagna, Italy.

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Love Jerusalem is an elaborate ad for the “Friends of Zion” museum, but it’s cleverly done. A video follows the photo.

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Balls of Light, by Siddhartha (Israel) didn’t knock my socks off but it was a brilliant piece of marketing–after hiking around the Old City for a couple hours, most people would welcome the opportunity to sit down at one of the restaurants or cafes in Nahalat Shiva.

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One Response to “Festival of Light 2016: Purple Route”

  1. devraariel said

    My husband has been to the Friends of Zion museum, and he says that it’s state-of-the-art and very interesting; all about the history of Christian Zionists who threw in their lot with the Jews. I haven’t been yet, but I’ll be disappointed if there’s nothing about Orde Wingate.🙂

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