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Israeli Photographer Brings Female Biblical Figures to Life

Posted on February 18th, 2019
By NoCamels Team

The bible has for centuries been a source of inspiration and influence for art in all its forms. The canonical collection of texts sacred to Abrahamic religions has indeed inspired some of the world’s greatest known works of art.

Israeli photographer Dikla Laor has worked for six years to bring the stories of female biblical figures to life through the camera lens, embarking on a unique project to imagine these characters’ appearances, dress, and demeanor against breathtaking backdrops. Her “Biblical Women Series” includes the “first woman,” Eve, the Jewish matriarchs – Sarah, Rivka (Rebecca), Leah and Rachel – Lot’s wife, the Queen of Sheba, the prophetess Deborah, and Jezebel, among over 40 such photographs.

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Julian Edelman, Jewish Dad and Super Bowl MVP, Is a Major Mensch

Posted on February 11th, 2019
By Lior Zaltzman for Kveller

 

OK, OK. I really don’t know much about football. (And I *know* I’m not the only one, right?) But I know that Super Bowl parties usually have really good snacks, and the televised event is full of very expensive, sometimes moving and sometimes hilarious commercials. And yes, I know that there are some pretty good reasons to feel icky about supporting the NFL.

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Ten of the best Israeli shows to watch on Netflix and Amazon!

Posted on February 4th, 2019
By Francine Wolfisz for JewishNews.Times of Israel

Ten reasons why Israel is now the go-to nation for original TV drama

When Israel celebrated its 20th Independence Day in 1968, another milestone was gladly reached when black-and-white images of the parade were filmed for the first time by a state broadcaster and shown to the nation.

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