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Revolution All Around: Documenting Israeli Identity in 2011 'Documenting my Documentation' (try saying that five times fast.)

My editorial, because I can't wait for publication to have people read it

USA | Thursday, 22 Nov 2012 | Views [343]

My angry editorial: This is one that my editor loved, but the publisher has yet to comment on. I don't know if he'll choose to publish it or not. However, it still needs to be read. So I've posted it here: The anti-Israel media bias: a sick parody ... Read more >

Angry, scared, and sad

USA | Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | Views [270]

My friend David said it better than I could: " Seven years ago Israel withdrew from every square inch of Gaza. Hamas took over the areas vacated and rather then build a better future for the residents of Gaza, Hamas - backed by Iran - turned Gaza ... Read more >

Update re: Ron Sade (from my Documentary)

USA | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | Views [444]

I promised I'd update this blog if anything regarding my documentary changed. Well, it has. If you've seen my documentary (or read this blog religiously, as you ought to do) you know that my dear friend, Ron Sade, had been unable to get the Israeli ... Read more >

My final documentary/I passed my thesis defense!

USA | Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | Views [644]

Here is my final documentary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dOv-3HbAw4 For now, this is the end of this blog. However, I promise one day I'll be back with future adventures as well as updates on life. Love you all for actually taking time to ... Read more >

On the Border

USA | Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | Views [620]

Somehow, through the haze of my thesis and focus on southern Israel, I completely had forgotten that I went to the Syrian border in 2010. This seems like a rather large thing to have forgotten considering how much Syria is in the news, but I somehow ... Read more >

A pleasure doing business with you

USA | Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | Views [579]

I never thought I'd have a job where my various correspondences with PR people would be written partially in transliterated Hebrew. To be fair, there are lots of things about my life these days I never would have expected. Planning one's life is rather ... Read more >

I'm back! I'm alive! I'm busy!

USA | Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | Views [515]

Hi everyone! First, let me apologize for my three week long disappearance. Things have been pretty crazy here recently. In fact, I'm in the middle of trying to move, sell my car, work on my thesis, and continue bringing home the *kosher* bacon with ... Read more >

So drink your gin and tonicah, and smoke your marijaunacah!

USA | Sunday, 25 Dec 2011 | Views [571] | Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd1Pyu9_rxo&feature=related Have a Happy Chanukah!

RTNA Award/procrastination post

USA | Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | Views [527]

Hello all, I hope everyone is surviving the holiday season! I currently don't have a documentary update because I am in the midst of finals. FINALS! However, as of Thursday, I will have my life back. In fact, I really only have one tidbit I'd like ... Read more >

Israeli Spring Introduction Full Rough Cut

USA | Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | Views [680] | Video

Yep, here's the full 4:30min rough cut you've all been waiting for. Because I know you all do nothing but anxiously wait until my next post. Right? Hmmmm.... There probably won't be any new rough cuts for awhile because I need to go back to focusing ... Read more >

Another Day, Another Rough Cut

USA | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | Views [499] | Video

I will never get Hatikvah out of my head. Quick, someone sing a catchy song! Here's the rough cut of the main title intro sequence. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofoOZqIuA3M RANDOM ADVICE OF THE DAY: Sony Vegas Pro 11 editing software can't handle ... Read more >

The next edited sequence of my documentary

USA | Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | Views [587] | Video

Hi everyone, I know it's been a particularly long time since I've posted anything, but I hadn't made leaps of progress on my project.  Here's a link to the rough cut of one of three opening sequences. I'm doing my documentary in "chapters"... Read more >

You've been put on hold by a Tseva Adom

USA | Sunday, 30 Oct 2011 | Views [638]

For F*ck's sake. I can't even have a conversation with my good friend in Sderot without having it interrupted by a rocket coming from Gaza. Really? This is the first time we've been able to talk at length in months and now there are rockets. The first ... Read more >

Finally getting part of the thesis published!

USA | Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | Views [629]

http://www.jewishjournal.com/tribe/article/israeli_summer_hoping_for_change_calling_for_violence_20111025/ Phew! And I just received a second scholarship today that should help pay for a lot of the remaining costs...it's coming together!

My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

WORLDWIDE | Saturday, 22 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Last summer, I financed my own trip to Israel to cover the economic and social protests for my graduate thesis in mass communications. I am a professional amateur photographer who has never had a formal lesson in my life; I accidentally fell into doing ... Read more >
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Tags: #2011wnphoto, Travel Photography Scholarship 2011

Tribe, Shalit, and Hamas vs Fatah

USA | Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | Views [591] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone. Sorry this blog has been quiet since Yom Kippur.  I recently got a new job working as a regular freelancer for TRIBE Magazine (owned by The Jewish Journal...the LA Jewish paper)and I've been drowning in work. I've actually just finished ... Read more >

Tzom Kal!

USA | Saturday, 8 Oct 2011 | Views [379]

Have an easy fast dear friends, and may you be inscribed in the book of life for the coming year.  Also, eat a ton of delicious food tonight :)

"I know you are my enemy"

USA | Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | Views [551]

Despite the fact that this blog is focused on my coverage of the protests in Israel, it goes without saying that what happens in Israel is inextricably tied with what happens in the surrounding nations. That being said, I would like to tell you ... Read more >

Shana Tova!

USA | Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | Views [367]

Happy New Year! And for those who were wondering, it's the year 5772.  Chag Sameach! (Have a joyous festival) Now go eat some apples and honey to celebrate the sweet new year :)

Down to the Wire

USA | Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | Views [380] | Comments [1]

I don't normally link to another article, but it seems like I can't summarize this any better than the article does: http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/abbas-to-seek-full-un-recognition-despite-western-pressure-1.386142 I'm hoping there ... Read more >

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