About the project
Renovations of the Auditorium at the YMCA started March 2000 and were completed in June 2001. A new stage curtain and screen, the reupholstering of the chairs and the replacement of the floors of the auditorium and balcony. New dressing rooms and bathrooms were added, and the facade around the main entrance was also restored. The auditorium was renamed the “Mary Nathaniel Hall of Friendship”.
The inauguaration of the restored auditorium took place on the 3rd July 2001 with a concert given by the Jerusalem Ensemble, comprising of the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra in the presence of the representatives of the major donors and Teddy Kollek.