ANZAC cavalry is back to charge at Beersheba after 100 years…

| |

A hundred men and women, history enthusiasts and descendants of Australian Mounted Division and ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) soldiers, came to the Negev to retrace the ANZAC cavalry charge at Beer Sheba that took place exactly a hundred years ago, during World War I

Austrian interactive theater reenacts Jewish refugees’ exodus over a high Alpine mountain pass

| |

“Ins Gelobte Land – Eretz Austria” by “teatro caprile” is a unique interactive theater conducted outdoors. Presented in Krimmler Achental, Austria, it tells the incredible story of 5,000 Jewish refugees, who after the holocaust, crossed the 2,634m Krimmler Tauern mountain pass, on their way to the Land of Israel.

Haifa Fire Photo Diary – 24.11 – 29.11 2016 – Fire day and aftermath

| |

On the 24th of November 2016, the city of Haifa witnessed its first large scale fire. Its delicate greenery surrendered to extreme dry weather, and flames engulfed buildings burning apartments. Several urban nature spots were completely burned. In this photographed diary I describe my day by day experiences – from the day of the fire to field trips in affected areas.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Floating Piers – Lake Iseo – Impressions and Thoughts

| |

Visiting The Floating Piers was a once in a life time experience. A unique installation that enabled people to walk on water. A video, photo gallery, impressions and a few thoughts about the project and its “aftermath”.

Becoming a Young Monk – Buddhist Ordination Mrauk-U Myanmar

| |

Four boys participate in a Buddhist Ordination ceremony to become novice monks. Two days of transformation of body and soul into a new chapter in life.

Alpine Peace Crossing – Krimml to Kasern 2015 – Photo Gallery

| |

Photos from the events and walk of the 9th Alpine Peace Crossing – commemorating the 5,000 Jewish refugees who crossed the Alps on their way to the Land of Israel in 1947

Hiking Krimml Tauern Pass – Following the footsteps of post WWII Jewish refugees

| |

The hike from Krimml in Austria towards Kasern in Italy through the Krimmler Tauern pass, is one of the finest in this area of the alps, but also provides the opportunity to experience a bit of post WWII Jewish refugees difficult journey to the Land of Israel.

Sounds of the Old City – Jerusalem

| |

The Sounds of the Old City festival, is held for the fourth time in the Old City of Jerusalem, bringing various musicians to the vivid paths of the Old City

People of Iceland – Part B – Reykjavík, Menningarnótt

| |

Encounters with people of Iceland in the capital Reykjavík, most of them during Menningarnótt – “culture night”

Happy New Year 5772

| |

Wishes for the New Year 5772: May our love, ambitions, achievements, health, curiosity, inspiration, happiness and the nature we live within, grow and prosper

Photos from the social protest in Tel Aviv

| |

Photos from the social protest rally that took place in Tel Aviv streets and ‘Kikar Hamdina’ with approximately 300,000 participants.

Tel Aviv Tent City – photos from Rothschild boulevard

| |

The melting pot of the Summer 2011 social protest in Israel – Tel Aviv Rothschild boulevard tent city – in photos

Palm Sunday in Haifa

| |

Palm Sunday was celebrated today in colorful festivities in Downtown Haifa.
Here are some souvenirs from the events…

Mount Carmel Fire Aftermath – Video, Photos, Slideshow

| |

Today we went to explore the areas affected by the huge fire in the Carmel Ridge. Download a presentation with explanations and photos and watch the full photo gallery

Carmel Aerial Firefighting – video

| |

Dozens of firefighting airplanes from Israel and other countries took part in the efforts to extinguish the largest forest fire in Israel’s history. Kudos to the amazing pilots and gratitude to the supportive countries

International 420 World Championship in Haifa – Closing Ceremony

| |

Pictures from the closing ceremony, the medals and trophies, and the happy winners of the year – Italy and Singapore.

International 420 World Championship in Haifa – Day 7

| |

Watch unique photos from water level, of the 7th day races of the International 420 World Championship in Haifa.

International 420 World Championship in Haifa – Practice Race

| |

Photos from the practice race of the International 420 World Championship in Haifa, where superb wind conditions welcomed the enthusiastic participants.

International 420 World Championship in Haifa – Measurement Inspections day

| |

Watch photos from the measurements and inspections day of the International 420 World Championship in Haifa.

International 420 World Championship in Haifa – Opening Ceremony

| |

Photos from the opening ceremony of the International 420 World Championship in Haifa.

The European Mountain Bike Championship Haifa 2010

| |

Photo coverage of the Elite races of the European Mountain Bike Championship 2010 that took place in Haifa, Israel.

EFI Gala event, Brussels – Presenting Israel’s Diversity

| |

A significant event aimed at developing a closer relationship between the European Union and Israel was launched in Brussels on September 13, 2006. “European Friends of Israel (EFI)” unites those European and EU member state parliamentarians who wish to deepen the ties between the two.

Tam Güneş tutulması – Total Solar Eclipse – Turkey 2006

| |

On March 26th, 2006, a total solar eclipse was visible from the Mediterranean cost of Turkey.
These pictures were taken about 30 kilometers East of Antalya.

Biloxi Mississippi – Hurricane Camille Aftermath Photos – August 1969

| |

Photos of Hurricane Camille aftermath in the city of Biloxi Mississippi, taken by Pesach Shachar, at the time an officer training at Keesler Air Force Base.