Photos by Ariel Schalit With his wide-brimmed hat, Wrangler jeans and ornate belt buckle, Yehiel Alon could easily pass for one of the Montana ranchers he once worked with.
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Purim in Israel
Photos by Oded Balilty & Ariel Schalit The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.
A Traditional Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Wedding
Photos by Oded Balilty The marriage ceremony is perhaps the greatest highlight in the life of an ultra-Orthodox Jew. And when it comes to the community’s most prominent members, it turns into a public spectacle.
Deep in Israel Desert, Shimmering Glass Mountains
Photos by Oded Balilty Deep in the heart of Israel’s desert, shimmering mountains of glass dominate the landscape.
Israel’s Healing Horses
Photos by Oded Balilty At Israel’s main equine hospital, the animals can be wild patients, creating some unique challenges for the veterinarians treating them.
Israel Fashion Week Displays Talent Amid Tensions
Photos by Oded Balilty This year’s Tel Aviv fashion week showcased local talent to international fashionistas even as a rash of deadly violence had Israel on edge.
Daily Life Around the World
AP’s Daily Life series is a visual exploration of imagery from around the globe.
For Israeli Teens, Military is Rite of Passage
Photos by Oded Balilty Israeli high school seniors have more on their minds than prom and final exams.
Daily Life Roundup
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A man lights a controlled fire in a pasture near Lawrence, Kansas, a Pakistani girl crosses a stream in a suburb of Islamabad, and a fisherman throws his line under a bridge during a foggy morning in Lisbon.
March 23, 2015
Worldview: Israel Daily Life
For this installment of Worldview: Daily Life, we focus on Israel.
Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 13, 2015
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: Brazilian beach goers cool off from the 104 degree heat, a Belarusian plays with his tame wolves, and an woman smiles at the camera near a mustard field in Northern India.
Hanukkah in Israel
Hanukkah, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday that commemorates the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom. Today marks the eighth day of Hanukkah when the last candle will be lit on the menorah.
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Daily Life Roundup: Oct. 8, 2014
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: Members of a Chinese Opera group prepare backstage in Malaysia, the Giza Pyramids protrude from the land in Egypt, and a puddle reflects mourning firefighters in Florida.
Vantage Point: Ariel Schalit’s Exclusive Of Pope Francis
Photo Essay By Ariel Schalit Any time the pope makes a trip, but especially to a place like the Holy Land, journalists swarm to cover each moment and reflect every papal move in a stream of words and images. In such an intensely competitive setting, it’s hard to imagine how anyone can produce significant coverage that trulyContinue reading “Vantage Point: Ariel Schalit’s Exclusive Of Pope Francis”