NoLita jewelry store prays for peace in the Middle East. From sign, and from being inside yesterday, guess it’s run by Israelis. If so, imagine such overt political message driven as much by heart as by Israel’s increasingly tarnished reputation. #Israel #Gaza #politics #economics #newyork #streetphotography #photography #middleeast

NoLita jewelry store prays for peace in the Middle East. From sign, and from being inside yesterday, guess it’s run by Israelis. If so, imagine such overt political message driven as much by heart as by Israel’s increasingly tarnished reputation. #Israel #Gaza #politics #economics #newyork #streetphotography #photography #middleeast

Tags #israel    #streetphotography    #newyork    #photography    #economics    #middleeast    #gaza    #politics   

Bag’s Take-Away:

Just another fleeting cringe instant for web advertising (movie ad on top of Middle East distress in creating a “share” link). 

via NYT: Fighting Escalates Between Israel and Hamas

(photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

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Bag’s Take-Away:

Just another fleeting cringe instant for web advertising (movie ad on top of Middle East distress in creating a “share” link).

via NYT: Fighting Escalates Between Israel and Hamas

(photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

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Tags #Hitchcock    #Gaza    #web advertising    #politics    #advertising    #media    #poor taste   

Bag’s Take-Away:
Another in the growing archive of Palestine/Israel “David and Goliath” shots.
via  The New York Times Lens
(credit: Abbas Momani/Agence France-Press–Getty Images caption: A Palestinian youth slung a stone at Israeli soldiers during clashes west of the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Another in the growing archive of Palestine/Israel “David and Goliath” shots.

via The New York Times Lens

(credit: Abbas Momani/Agence France-Press–Getty Images caption: A Palestinian youth slung a stone at Israeli soldiers during clashes west of the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.)

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Tags #Palestine    #Israel    #West Bank    #Gaza    #Two state solution    #Middle East    #Biblical    #News    #Protest    #Photography    #Photojournalism    #Getty Images   

Bag’s Take-Away:
Pepper Spray Cop makes it to Israel.
via Reuters Editor’s Choice
(credit: Ammar Awad/Reuters caption:  Israeli border police officers use pepper spray as they detain an injured Palestinian protester during clashes on Land Day after Friday prayers outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City March 30, 2012.) 
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Pepper Spray Cop makes it to Israel.

via Reuters Editor’s Choice

(credit: Ammar Awad/Reuters caption: Israeli border police officers use pepper spray as they detain an injured Palestinian protester during clashes on Land Day after Friday prayers outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City March 30, 2012.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:

See? One Gilad Shalit IS worth over a 1000 Palestinians. Pictures don’t lie.


(photo: Ronen Zvulun / Reuters caption:In the deal negotiated for his release, Israel agreed to free approximately 1,000 Palestinian prisoners. Though the numbers may seem lopsided, such events are not without precedent. In 1985, Israel handed over 1,150 security prisoners in exchange for three Israelis captured during the war with Hizballah three years earlier.


(Via TimePhotos)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

See? One Gilad Shalit IS worth over a 1000 Palestinians. Pictures don’t lie.

(photo: Ronen Zvulun / Reuters caption:In the deal negotiated for his release, Israel agreed to free approximately 1,000 Palestinian prisoners. Though the numbers may seem lopsided, such events are not without precedent. In 1985, Israel handed over 1,150 security prisoners in exchange for three Israelis captured during the war with Hizballah three years earlier.

(Via TimePhotos)

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Tags #Middle East    #Palestine    #Gaza    #photojournalism