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Micha Bar Am
Published verge of celebrating their 50 years of statehood, this study of the character of Israel and Israeli life features work by the photographer Micha Bar-Am as well as an essay by the author and journalist Thomas L. Friedman.

From the early euphoria of independence, through hard years as Israelis worked to draw life out of the desert land, during the brutal and bitter wars that have marked the course of the last half century, Israel's people and politics have had a tremendous mark on the world. Bar-Am has witnessed the country's rise to its prominent position on the international stage,...

Micha Bar Am 1954

ISRAEL. 1954. Kibbutz Degania Bet.
Three native Israelis (Sabra),...
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Micha Bar Am 1955

ISAREL. Army reservists. The prolonged state of no war-no peace...
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Micha Bar Am 1956

ISRAEL. 5th Independence Day celebrations, Haifa 1956
Crowds...
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Israel 1956. Kibbutz of Gesher Haziz.
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SINAI. Sinai campaign 1956. The Sinai Campaign, also known as...
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Young Israelis regularly participate in a trek and camping expedition...
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Banana harvesters on Kibbutz Gesher Haziv.1956.Whatever work...
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Micha Bar Am 1957

ISRAEL. A Border Guard armed car evacuates workers from the disputed...
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ISRAEL. Protest against withdrawal from occupied Sinai peninsula....
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Afula. Israel.1957.
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ISRAEL. Haifa. 1957. Newly arrived immigrants in the Port of...
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The Ma'Abara Immigrant Transit Camp at Azata, in the Negev region...
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ISRAEL. 1958. Kfar Saba, Ma'Abara (immigration camp).
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ISRAEL. On the Road to Sde Boker. 1958.
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ISRAEL. 1958. Newly arrived Romanian immigrants at the port of...
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Micha Bar Am 1960

Jerusalem. 1960. A briefing before setting out for a night ambush...
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1960. In response to the shelling of Kibbutz Tel Katzir and neighboring...
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Torah study, Moshav Porat.1960.The parents of these boys immigbrated...
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Jerusalem 1960. The War of Independence had left Jerusalem divided,...
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Micha Bar Am 1961

Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in...
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Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in...
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Micha Bar Am 1961

Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in...
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Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in...
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Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in...
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Micha Bar Am 1966

Metulla, Israel.1966. Mr Rubin is a farmer, Metulla was founded...
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Micha Bar Am 1966

In December 1953 Mr David BEN GURION retired from his public...
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Micha Bar Am 1966

In December 1953 Mr David BEN GURION retired from his public...
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Micha Bar Am 1966

The Peqi'in village in the Galilee, which has a mixed population...
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Jerusalem 1966.A child playing on the border between East and...
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Jerusalem 1967, bullet ridden 'Old City' walls.
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Family, Kibbutz Gadot, 1967
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ISRAEL. A memorial ceremony with distributions of medals and...
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Jerusalem 6th june 1967.On the second day of the war, an army...
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Jerusalem 6th june 1967.On the second day of the war, an army...
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Jerusalem 6th june 1967.On the second day of the war, an army...
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ISRAEL. The Valley of Kidron, Jerusalem. 7th June 1967. An improvised...
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The Temple Mount, East Jerusalem, 7th June 1967.
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Jerusalem 6th June, 1957.
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WEST BANK. General Moshe DAYAN, Israeli Minister of Defence at...
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The Dung Gate Gate, East Jerusalem. 7th June 1967.
After the...
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Micha Bar Am 1967

The newly captured areas by the Israeli troops, refugees at...
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Micha Bar-Am 1967

ISRAEL. Jerusalem. June, 1967. The Six-Day War. View of the Western...
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Micha Bar Am 1967

A demonstration by ultra-orthodox Jews against autopsies, Jerusalem.Ultra...
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Micha Bar Am 1967

Woman returning her goat from the fields. Judea, 1967.
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ISRAEL. November, 1967. Golan Heights Battlefields. View from...
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Israel, Kafr e Labbed, in Samaria. 1967. After an attack on...
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ISRAEL. Kafr al-Labad, West Bank. December, 1967. Chase after...
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Israel, Kafr e Labbed, in Samaria. 1967. After an attack on...
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