Photo of the Week – Storytime for southern kids

Special events for children from Gaza border communities have been taking place all summer. This one was at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem.




A Unique East-West Synthesis

Ashdod’s Museum of Art perseveres under rocket fire as a vibrant center of contemporary art with an exhibit featuring Israeli art that combines Middle Eastern heritage with Western sensibilities.




Photo of the Week – Splashing in the fountain

On a hot summer night, there’s nothing better than a run through a fountain to cool you off.




A Vision of Tranquility

Capturing Tel Aviv at its best, photographer Mario Troiani offers us a brief respite from the madness.




Photo of the Week – Babies in the stairwell

When sirens go off across Israel, hospital staff must crowd with newborn babies into the stairwell for shelter.




Photo finish for Musrara photo-therapy grads

Graduates of a unique program in photographic art therapy at the Naggar School of Photography in Musrara, Jerusalem explore intimate, sometimes difficult topics.




Photo of the Week – Paying respect

More than 20,000 people turned out in Haifa for the funeral of a lone soldier after relatives said they were worried his funeral would be empty.




Brutalism’s Beer Sheva Comeback

The style known as Brutalism that built modern-day Beer Sheva is examined in two new exhibitions and a new architectural guide.




Photo of the Week – Wedding under fire

A bride takes cover with her guests when the siren goes off during her wedding.




Along the Protective Edge

All week, Israelis have been sharing images of air raids and missile interceptions but there are other stories to be shared as well.