Recent Publication - The Washington Post

Photos for a story about daily life around the Damascus Gate, which has been the focal point for many shooting and stabbing attacks committed by Palestinian assailants against Israelis in the past several months.

Please take a few minutes to read the full story by William Booth, Ruth Eglash and head over to my new commissions section to view more photos, including some which did not make it into the story. 

During the making of this story, The Washington Post Jerusalem bureau chief, William Booth and reporter Sufian Taha were briefly detained by Israeli Police. More about this unfortunate incident here




Recent Publication - The Washington Post

Photos for a story in The Washington Post, about the controversy following Palestinian criticism of Airbnb for allowing West Bank Israeli settlement homeowners to lease their homes as vacation rentals through the website, which some find misleading for failing to mention the property is on occupied land claimed by the Palestinians.

I have to say that it feels wonderful to have a front page photo from this story,  especially after such a busy night in American politics.

You can read the story by William Booth and Ruth Eglash online, or see more photos on the commissions page

Is There?

An Israeli left-wing peace activist hangs a sign which reads in Hebrew: "There is a way without violence" on a bus decorated with peace slogans in Jerusalem, Israel, on July 18, 2014. The initiative is dubbed: "The Peace Bus" and its organizers hope to make the way from Jerusalem to the Israel-Gaza border delivering a message of solidarity and dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.


Mothers Demonstration

Israeli women hold banners with the slogan 'Bring Back Our Boys' written on them, as they sing and pray during a demonstration calling for the return of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas militants, on June 19, 2014, at Alon Shvut junction in Gush Etzion, a cluster of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, from where the three teenagers who were hitchhiking a week earlier were kidnapped.