Yigal Zalmona

Yigal Zalmona is an Israeli curator, art critic and historian. He was the Chief Curator-at-Large of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem until his retirement in 2012.

Yigal has published numerous works in Hebrew and English on Israeli art and art history. He currently serves as adviser on matters of art and exhibitions for the new National Library of Israel in Jerusalem.

Free Online Events at JBW2022
Sign up below to receive links for our six fantastic free online events taking place between Monday 28 February and Monday 7 March: Jewish Magic – Monday 28 February, 2.30pm GMT The deliberate manipulation of supernatural forces for human ends has a long and surprisingly robust place in the history of Jewish ideas and practice. Jews throughout history cast spells, wr...
Letters of Light
Please note that this event has moved from a previously advertised date and time. This event will be at 6pm (GMT) / 8pm (IST). Micha Ullman’s “Letters of Light” will stand in the southern portion of the new National Library of Israel campus in Jerusalem, at a prominent crossroads between the Israel Museum and the Knesset. Anchored in ancient Jewish mystical text and drawing inspiration from alphabetic traditions of other cultures, the ground...