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:-

BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY

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.

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UPDATE

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



UPDATE 2

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

2 comments:

Isramom 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.