Pictures speak louder than words – see the reality of living under missile attack

I have just uploaded the full War in Haifa photo series in presentation format. The War in Haifa series was created by the talented photojournalist, Lenny M from Haifa (my beloved!) and documents the effects of the 2006 Second Lebanon War on Haifa. The War in Haifa series is more relevant than ever as Israeli … More Pictures speak louder than words – see the reality of living under missile attack

Like kryptonite…

Update from Israel, September 21, 2006 by Forest Rain, Lionheart The war was kryptonite to my ability to function effectively. While missiles were falling all around my house and the beautiful region I live in I found myself, as if paralyzed, thoughts flying around inside my head and yet unable to express them.  Now there … More Like kryptonite…

Numbers

Reflections from Israel, August 15, 2006 by Forest Rain, Lionheart I feel so, so sad today. For the past few days I’ve felt like I can’t breathe. I can’t rest. My throat is choked with unshed tears. All I can think about is numbers. Israelis often seem obsessed by numbers. The over 6 million murdered … More Numbers

Davka Nation

Reflections from Israel August 9th 2006 By Forest Rain, Lionheart  We are the davka people. “Davka” is a state of mind, an attitude integral to Israeli society. There is no comparable term in English. The Hebrew term, a single word holds much meaning. Often “davka” refers to a sophomoric rebelliousness, a thumbing of the nose, … More Davka Nation