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Rock Concert with Shalom Hanoch and Contact Point: Exciting Encounters Between Art and Artists
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Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art
In the Youth Wing
Women`s Tales: Four Leading Israeli Jewelers
in the Ticho House
Winners of the Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children`s Book, 2010
In the Youth Wing Auditorium
West Meets East: The Story of the Rockefeller Museum
at the Rockefeller Museum
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The Art Garden and the galleries in the main building are closed
due to the comprehensive campus renewal at the Israel Museum.

International Friends of the Israel Museum

The Friends Organizations of the Israel Museum, listed below, would be happy to hear from you. Through these elite organizations, you can support the Israel Museum close to home. 

The Association of Israeli Friends of the Israel Museum 

The Israel Museum, Hakirya
Tel: 02 6708815, Tel 02 6771344
Encompasses Yedidim, Patrons, Guardians, and Corporate Members

American Friends of the Israel Museum
500 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2540
New York, NY 10110
Tel: 212-9975611
Fax: 212- 9975536
[email protected]

or 315 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 214
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Tel: 310-5571061
Fax: 310-5571062 
[email protected]

AFIM serves the Museum by gathering support in the United States for a great part of the Museum's facilities and collections. AFIM is a recognized charity for tax benefits in the USA: (Federal Tax I.D. No. 23-7182582)

British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel
WIZO House, Suite 3,
105-107 Gloucester Place
London W1U 6BY
Tel. 44 207 935 3954
Fax: 44 207 224 0744
[email protected] 

BFAMI aids the Museum in acquisitions and the financing of special projects. Gifts and legacies made through BFAMI are substantially free of Capital Transfer Tax. 

Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum
CFIM's website -
262 Warren Road
Toronto, Ontario M4V 2S8
Tel. (416) 901-2231

The Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum is a national organization with representation from coast to coast. It enriches the Museum through gifts of works of art and financial support. Funds raised by the CFIM support "Free Admission" to the Israel Museum for all children in Israel. 

Les Amis Francaise du Musee d'Israel a Jerusalem 
124 Avenue de Villiers 75107 Paris
Tel et Fax
[email protected]

Helps various departments in the Museum and suppots special projects.

Schweizer Freunde der Vereinigung der Freunde des Israel Museums in Jerusalem
c/o Dr. David Jeselsohn
Bahnhofstrasse 18, 6300 Zug
Tel. +41 41 710 24 55
Fax +41 41 711 51 24
E-Mail: [email protected]

Assists the Museum with gifts and donations. Contributors enjoy tax deductions. 

Comite d'Amis du Musee d'Israel in Jerusalem en Suisse Romande
c/o Jill Wolf
12 rue Robert-de-Traz
1206 Geneve
E-mail: [email protected]

Association of Friends of the Israel Museum in Germany
c/o Jurgen Seidel
Halenseestrasse 1, 10711 Berlin
Tel. 030 891 9770, Fax: 030 891 9887
Email: [email protected] 

Belgian Friends of the Israel Museum
c/o Avi Keitelman
Avenu René Gobert 46,  1180 Brussels, Belgium
Tel and Fax: 32 2 3457623 
Email: [email protected]

or c/o Avi Keitelman
Avenu Rene Gobert 46, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
Fax: 32 2 512 9640
Email: [email protected]

Mexican Friends of the Israel Museum
c/o Eduardo Bross-Tatz, President,
Av. Sante Fe  481, 5o Piso, Col. Cruz Manca, 05349 Mexico, DF,  Mexico 
E-mail: [email protected] 






























































AMIG - Amici Italiani del Museo d’Israele Gerusalemme
Corso Venezia 8, Milano, 20121, Italia
Tel: 3902 36586185
Fax: 3902 92876897
Email: [email protected]

Spanish Friends of the Israel Museum
C/ Serrano, 78 3° Dcha.  28006 Madrid
Tel: 34 91 577 72 77
Fax: 34 91 578 38 23
E-mail: [email protected]
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Australian Friends of the Israel Museum
Dr Gene Sherman and Brian Sherman AM
c/o Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation 
16-20 Goodhope Street,  Paddington, NSW 2021, Australia
Tel: 61 2 9331 1112
Fax: 61 2 9331 1051
E-mail: [email protected]

AABIM - Associação Amigos Brasileiros do Israel Museum
C/O Evelyn Ioschpe and Chella Safra
Alameda Tietê 618 Casa 3
São Paulo CEP 01417-020
Tel: 55 11 3081 1082 Fax: 55 11 3103 8082
E-mail: [email protected]



















South Africa - Cape Town Friends of the Israel Museum
C/O Nina and Michael Kovensky
3 Gloucester Ave, Bishops Court,  Cape Town, 7708
Fax: 27 21 555 3461
E-mail: [email protected]
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