ISRAEL

The Israel Pavilion tells the dramatic story of the dynamic rebirth of a nation which, after 2,000 years of adversity, has regained its sovereignty and freedom in its homeland. The two-level building is of novel design, with cubist walls and geometrically patterned roof, surrounded by a landscaped Biblical garden. It is situated on Notre-Dame, adjoining the station of the Expo-Express.

A ramp leads from the entrance hall to the upper level display area. A 250 seat auditorium for the screening of Israeli films as well as for song and dance performances is situated on the lower level. Adjoining the auditorium is a restaurant serving Kosher meals. The entrance hall introduces visitors to Ancient Israel. A complete Dead Sea Scroll dominates the exhibits of archeological treasures. The lofty central hall is devoted to the challenges and achievements of Israel. (CD #10 Set 24 #36)