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"Israel at the time was geographically isolated—there was no CNN, no international cell phone communication, no internet—and so its relations with the rest of the world were strong, but were filtered through black and white imagery in newspapers, magazines, and newsreels," Snyder explains. "1965 is a moment where modernism is clearly the message, but it is seen and absorbed through filters that give the Israeli interpretation of modernism a very special character." Pictured is a Formica dining set that was manufactured in the 1960s in Israel.  This is What Design Looked Like in Israel in 1965 by Allie Weiss
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