Tag Archives: Israel

Magic in Landscape

Dutch artist/sculptor/photographer Scarlett Hooft Graafland has traveled the globe, from the Arctic Circle to the Andes, and from China to Israel, producing an intoxicating body of work grounded in magical realism and humor. She creates idiosyncratic , site-specific installations that … Continue reading

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Israel by Timelapse

Eran Amir created this engaging stop-motion within stop-motion video with the help of 500 close friends. The film travels around Israel in 100 seconds.

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Recycling Books: not the Same Old Story

More than 200 cafés and coffeshops around Israel have joined a brilliant project called “Same Old Story”, which recycles abandoned and donated books . Dolev Gotlib founded the project to pass books along in an ecologically friendly way, to keep … Continue reading

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Historic Jaffa-Tel Aviv

Post and photograph by Annie MacDougall   Built in 1892 to serve as the terminus of the Jerusalem-Jaffa Railway,Tel Aviv-Jaffa’s old train station has been renovated into a stylish complex that houses shops, restaurants, arts shows & classes, two weekly … Continue reading

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How Kafkaesque

Franz Kafka instructed that all his manuscripts were to be burned after his death, but his friend Max Brod chose to disregarded the request, setting-up a complicated legal tussle over thousands of pages of manuscripts that has the literary world in a … Continue reading

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Eyeless (and lawless) In Gaza

“…Promise was that I Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver; Ask for this great deliverer now and find him Eyeless in Gaza at the Mill with slaves…”                                                                                                    John Milton, Samson Agonistes The unrelentingly bleak news from the Middle … Continue reading

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