Lapid Unconcerned About Museum That Encourages Throwing Shoes at Him


yair-lapidIsraeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid defended a museum exhibit that encourages visitors to throw shoes at a picture of his face, in his weekly email message that he sent to his supporters over the weekend.

The Ein Harod Artist Village Museum, south of Haifa, is currently featuring an exhibit by Netanya-born sculptor Dror Karta that protests Lapid’s policies, including a raise in taxes on alcohol. The visitors are told that if they succeed in hitting Lapid’s face with their shoes, they will receive a free shot of arak if they are adults and lemonade if they are children. Read more here.

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  1. So long as it is done on their premises and not impacting the average citizen trying to get on with life, who cares?

    Different story if they were doing this in the street and impacting others….