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Eyes on me!

Rabbi Aryeh Deri, head of SHAS, Minister of the Economy and Minister of the Development of the Negev and Galilee, at SHAS election rally in Mar 2015.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oberon and Titania
William Shakespear's play A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Theater in the Rough.


Kaveret, known outside of Israel as Poogy, was a cult Israeli rock band in the 1970s, whose influence on the Israeli culture is probably comparable to the influence of the Beatles on the British society.

Brush of Light

A brush of light of Jerusalem
Last week, after I dropped the kids at their school in Jerusalem, I decided to stop at Mount Scopus on the way to work, in my never-ending quest for interesting lighting and dramatic skies.

Winter is coming

Snow in Jerusalem
Snow is a very rare thing in Jerusalem - most winters it does not snow at all, and there is never more than a few days of snow. Today Jerusalem was hit by the worst snowstorm in the last 20 years.

Uniformed couples

Uniformed couples
Two Israeli border policewomen and two arab cleaning boys on a smoking break in Jerusalem's Mamilla Mall.


Twin puppies
Another picture from the 2012 JSPCA Calendar. Benjamin, on the left, was adopted. His sister Rosemarry is still in the shelter.

The Holy Sepulchre

The Holy Sepulchre
The Edicule (from the Latin aediculum - a small building) in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Israel.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Ovadia Yosef, born in 1920 in Iraq, is the founder and the spiritual leader of the Shas political party (currently Israel's fourth largest party in the Knesset), former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, a recognised Talmudic scholar and foremost halakhic authority.

The Old City of Jerusalem

The Old City of Jerusalem
It pretty tough to get a visually engaging picture of the Old City from the Hass Promenade (Tayelet) - the sky is always blue, without any interesting clouds, except for a few days in the winter; the omnipresent sand hangs in the air causing the dreaded haze in the images; the arab houses of Abu Tor in front of the Old City walls resemble a garbage dump...

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