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Wounded soldiers arriving at Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva on Tuesday. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Chronicling life through the camera

Two 12-year-old participants, Zvi and Raneen, share a brief, friendly moment of mutual interest with Jason Eskenazi.Four years ago, New York photographer Jason Eskenazi made his first trip to Israel. His unusual travel belongings consisted of two dozen Cannon cameras, …

Listening to voices from the other side

Filmgoers at the documentary film festival. “We need to learn about each other’s sorrows and joys,” Sharon Ben Aryeh.Sharon Ben Aryeh wants people in the Middle East to be seen getting along together – literally. Ben Aryeh is the brains …

American vets for Israel pass torch to new generation

Hundreds of American volunteers endangered their lives, and their US citizenship by fighting alongside Israel in 1948.”I remember a time when our members used to pack this hall to capacity,” says Arthur Bernstein, former chairman of American Veterans for Israel …

Programming for Middle East peace

Israeli high-tech companies are turning their backs on traditional outsourcing hubs India and China and finding new engineers to do their programming – Palestinians. Aside from reducing costs, many regard it as an investment in peace. Israel is second only …