-Tales of misfortune

Today is the ninth day of Av, the month of the Jewish calendar that falls between July and August, which in Hebrew is known as Tisha B’Av and is one of many holidays dedicated to commemorating the historical misfortunes that befell the various peoples who live on the land between the river and the sea.

-Iron Dome

Tel Aviv, Israel – 26th of March, 2014: The Iron Dome (Kippat Barzel) anti-missile system is displayed in the city’s central Rabin Square, as part of the national Science Day held to celebrate Israel’s technological advancements and inspire its youth to study science and contribute to the country’s growing hi-tech industry.

-Amy’s Final Final Show

Jerusalem, Israel – 29th of March, 2014: Singer songwriter Amy McKnight gave a goodbye concert at the 4:20 bar, in what could have been her last performance in the city for a while. Aya Gavriel, Shaul Zofef and Ayala Shamir played with her in an evening of “mellow, painful rock” which marked what is a bit of a constant of life in Israel – watching people leave the country and go somewhere else.