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Bomb Day in Washington Square Park

The Jewish Week's Aaron Herman visits the Bomb Shelter, a multi-media installation exhibit in Washington Square Park.. A siren periodically sounds and visitors to the exhibit  have 15 seconds to get from where they are in the park to  the shelter - the same length of time that those facing rocket attacks in Israel have to reach safety.

"The artists wanted New Yorkers to viscerally feel what Israelis went through this week during the bombing of a Jerusalem bus stop and repeated rocket strikes," says Craig Dershowitz, President of Artists 4 Israel, the non-profit that created the installation.

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03/29/2011 - 20:48

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