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Hare Krishnas in the Holy Land

Hare Krishnas in the Holy Land

Sumit Galhotra documents life among Israel’s Hare Krishnas.


A protest through the eyes of a street vendor

A protest through the eyes of a street vendor

In East Jerusalem, there’s a protest that happens every Friday. It’s a mixed group, of Palestinians and Israelis. They’re opposing Jewish settlers who they say have unfairly moved into Palestinian homes, kicking families out. The neighborhood is called Sheikh Jarrah. Protesters have been there every week for more than a year and a half, since 2009, and one young man is turning the regular event into a business opportunity.


Dancing in the streets of Tel Aviv

Dancing in the streets of Tel Aviv

Meet the Na Nachs, Tel Aviv’s Bohemian ultra-Orthodox Jewish ravers.


The psychology of an East Jerusalem protest

The psychology of an East Jerusalem protest

Protests in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem have taken place every Friday for nearly two years. Why do people keep coming back?


The secular and religious sides of Purim in Israel

The secular and religious sides of Purim in Israel

The Jewish holiday of Purim is celebrated by both secular and religious Jews. But whether it’s reading the Book of Esther or parading in the streets, for all it means fun and dressing up.


The flight of the faithful: Local Christians leaving the Holy Land

The flight of the faithful: Local Christians leaving the Holy Land

Every Easter season, Christian pilgrims flock to the Holy Land to reconnect to their religious roots. In 2010, more than two million visited the region, and even more are projected this year. But while tourism in the Holy Land is on the rise, the number of local Christians is on the decline. Dennis Murphy reports.


Dual identities: Indian Jews in Israel

Dual identities: Indian Jews in Israel

After 2,000 years, Jews of Indian origin have come full circle. Just as they struggled to keep their Jewish culture alive in India, they are now struggling to keep their Indian culture alive in Israel. Raksha Kumar documents the dual identities of Indian Jews in Israel.


For Israel, a national tragedy

For Israel, a national tragedy

Photos of the Fogel family funeral.


Noisy, nonviolent protests continue in East Jerusalem

Noisy, nonviolent protests continue in East Jerusalem

In the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, protesters gathered on March 11 to demonstrate against Jewish settlement in the largely Palestinian area.


Palestinians protest in Ramallah’s Manara Square

Palestinians protest in Ramallah's Manara Square

More than two thousand youths assemble in Manara Square, Ramallah, chanting slogans calling for end of division among Palestinian political parties of Gaza and the West Bank. Scuffles broke out between the youth organizers and members of the Fatah party.


Little Egypt celebrates Mubarak’s fall

Little Egypt celebrates Mubarak's fall

Elated Egyptians took over Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens, on February 11 to celebrate President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation.


Mubarak steps down, Egyptian-Americans rejoice

Mubarak steps down, Egyptian-Americans rejoice

As was Tahrir Square, so was Little Egypt, New York. Egyptian-Americans celebrate their sweet victory the moment they hear the news of President Mubarak stepping down. Raksha Kumar reports from Little Egypt, in Astoria, Queens.