Dr. Ruth Oratz, an oncologist at NYU Langone, is an avid photographer, traveler, and member of JDC’s Ambassador Circle.
By Ruth Oratz
A Look Inside The Lives Of Israeli Bedouins In The Negev
Both a land of compelling images that spontaneously present themselves and a trove of juxtaposing narratives, Israel is a naturally occurring studio where the past meets the present, where opposites co-exist, and a place where conflict and resolution play out in warp speed. More than anywhere else on earth, it’s the place where a picture…
Slideshow: On a Dusty Negev Soccer Field, A Look Inside The Lives Bedouin And Arab Israelis
“Negev” in Hebrew, “an-Naqab” in Arabic. It means dry. It also means South. The Negev desert covers more than one half of Israel’s land space. Like all deserts, it is enchanted, apparently barren and arid yet in reality teeming with life and endowed with natural beauty that is at once mystical and tangible. For centuries…
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Forwarding the News
Pittsburgh trial begins + Haredi newspaper says vaccine was ‘mistake’
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