Photography in Focus

-In “Israel Through My Lens�, David Rubinger “gives a spirited account of his six-decade, seven-war career as Time-Life’s photographer in Israel.� Includes 6 photos, including which was by far his most famous, which was “stolen by other photographers — who took credit for it — and appropriated by the Israeli information apparatus.� (Forward)

-And David Rubinger talks about his work, those Mossad rumors, and why his most famous photo is not his best work. (Nextbook)

-A look at the work of Maxim Salomon, one of Israel’s photojournalism pioneers, and “the most charismatic person you can imagine, a man who captured women’s hearts.â€? (Haaretz)

-A new Canadian exhibition showcases photographer Roman Vishniac’s images of traditional Jewish life in Eastern Europe on the eve of the Second World War. (Globe and Mail)

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Art & The Holocaust

Can abstraction, and Abstract art, deal properly with the enormity of the Shoah? (Jewish Exponent) A Haredi woman, born to ...

Gaza & Sderot

-Moshe Elad argues that cutting off Gaza electricity would give the Palestinians a propaganda bonanza: “every natural death of an ...

Israel’s Government

-David Kimche makes the case for Tzipi Livni taking over leadership of Israel. (The Jerusalem Post) -Nehemia Shtrasler argues that ...