Statement on DeSean Jackson: The anti-Semitic comments displayed by DeSean Jackson on his instagram are deeply offensive and disturbing. These words have been used for centuries to support the vilification and extermination of Jews. As a representative of our city, we call on DeSean Jackson to stop spreading hate and bigotry and to become better educated about anti-Semitism.

Israel: the hipster haven brimming with trendsetters in music, art, fashion and food. Highlighting Israel’s youthful population and diverse mix of immigrants, this exhibit reveals why the country has emerged as the center of cool. What better way to celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday than to see how the twenty- and thirty-somethings are carrying Israel’s age-old spirit of innovation into a new generation?