Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

I was commissioned by The Washington Post to photograph a story about Tel Aviv's beach lifestyle a year after Israel-Gaza conflict of summer 2014, also known as Operation Protective Edge. Read the story online

Author: William Booth

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

Photo Caption: Ruth Bar, right, sunbathes with another her relative, at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.  

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

An Israeli man plays 'Matkot', or beach paddleball, which is often referred to as the country's national sport, at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israelis play soccer at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015. 

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

An Israeli man takes a break as he works out at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israelis play musical instruments and sing at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015. 

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

An Israeli couple kisses on a paddle board near the marina in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israelis enjoy a warm summer day at the marina in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israeli paddle boarders are silhouetted during sunset at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israeli women watch the sunset at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israeli paddle boarders are silhouetted during sunset at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict
Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

I was commissioned by The Washington Post to photograph a story about Tel Aviv's beach lifestyle a year after Israel-Gaza conflict of summer 2014, also known as Operation Protective Edge. Read the story online

Author: William Booth

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

Photo Caption: Ruth Bar, right, sunbathes with another her relative, at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.  

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

An Israeli man plays 'Matkot', or beach paddleball, which is often referred to as the country's national sport, at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israelis play soccer at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015. 

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

An Israeli man takes a break as he works out at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israelis play musical instruments and sing at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015. 

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

An Israeli couple kisses on a paddle board near the marina in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israelis enjoy a warm summer day at the marina in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israeli paddle boarders are silhouetted during sunset at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israeli women watch the sunset at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Tel Aviv Beach a Year After The Gaza Conflict

Israeli paddle boarders are silhouetted during sunset at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, on July 21, 2015.

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