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The Desert and the Cities Sing

Today marks the release of The Desert and the Cities Sing, a veritable treasure box of sights and stories from contemporary Israel and the artists, educators, and innovators that call it home. With four books, high-quality photo prints, filmic assets, and even a limited-edition scarf, it’s a package with the richness of the country it explores. This exploration is guided by authors Lin Arison and Diana C. Stoll along with sumptuous images of life and land in the region. Here is a preview of Neil Folberg’s frameable photography portfolio portraying landscapes which in his words, “molded by time and by nature, contain hints of human history.”

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Nahal Pratzim and Dead Sea, Full Moon, 2012

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Beit She’an Valley, 2012

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Nahal Dragot and Dead Sea, 2012

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Judean Desert, Nahal Michmash and Nahal Parat, 2012

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Modi’in, Site of Ancient Maccabean City, 2012

Learn more about The Desert and the Cities Sing

Lead image by Neil Folberg, Einot Tzukim, Sweet Water Springs Flowing to the Dead Sea, 2012

Kathryn Jaller

Associate Director of online strategy at Chronicle Books and art/craft/cat lady. You can follow her at @kholler.

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