New PA Museum of Natural History Has Little to say about ‘Occupation’ – The Jewish Press


Arab children learning about local butterflies at the new Museum of Natural History

Here’s something new, a new museum opening in the Palestinian Authority with no mention of “occupation,” “resistance,” “apartheid” or “boycott.” Instead, the new Museum of Natural History in Bethlehem is about, well, natural history. Its mission statement declares the new museum’s dedication to “work to research, educate about, and conserve our natural world, culture and heritage and use knowledge to promote responsible human interactions with our environment.”

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