Yes to the yen?
A donation to establish a Japanese cultural center at the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem from a controversial religious sect has opened up a Pandora’s box of accusations and counter-accusations, pitting members of the University’s Department of East Asian Studies against each other while the Hebrew University remains strangely mute. On January 10, the university inaugurated the Japanese Culture Center in Israel (JCCI) to serve as a bridge between Japan and Israel through the promotion of Japanese culture in this country. Several sources have contributed to the establishment of the center. A major donation (12 million