Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Amona Wins a Pulitzer

This picture gained its photographer, Oded Balilty, a Pullitzer. Here is the descritption from the Pulitzer site:-


For a distinguished example of breaking news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, in print or online or both, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Oded Balilty of The Associated Press for his powerful photograph of a lone Jewish woman defying Israeli security forces as they remove illegal settlers in the West Bank.

Story here and here.

We're looking for the woman now.



As IsraMom mentioned, we need good news, so here's a picture of the wedding of Ayelet Shiver and Yitzchask Schlissel at Amona:


Okay, the girl's name is Nili and you can see her in another picture, here, picture #23


Risa Tzohar said...

It is really a powerful picture and the prize is well deserved.
BUT it is a sad commentary on what is happening in our country.

YMedad said...

True but remember, there was a wedding there just erev Pesach so, it ain't that bad overall.