Curse of the Tolerance Museum
|Grave of Ottoman Governor Ahmad Adha Duzdar (1836-1863), Jerusalem|
It was going to be Frank Gehry. He attended the groundbreaking and produced ambitious renderings that looked something like the world's biggest Hannukah present. But Gehry left the project, publicly insisting that the graveyard controversy wasn't a factor.
|Frank Gehry rendering of Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem|
Israeli business journal Globes recently quoted Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Ofer Berkovitch: "This is a foundation that is ostensibly very serious. They raise a lot of money, and this is an enormous building. I asked for the plan and the content, and proposed building a museum of Israel music there… They didn't answer me, and that's worrying. It arouses questions and doubts."