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Friday, 22 June 2007

The Jewish and Israel Photo Carnival is UP: JPix 10

Welcome to JPix 10

Home 2005
courtesy of The Next Step

It has been some time since Mr Bagel has had the pleasure of hosting a JPix Photo carnival.

In that time I've seen over the last 5 months the carnival grow from strength to strength. I must admit I never thought it would consistly get the quality of attention that it has received from the varying hosts. Every blogger has a different style, and that's something most of us have come to accept. A few bloggers excel in graphics, others in writing prose, some just for raw analytical skill others, otherswell they're just plain readable.

Hosting a JPix certainly challenges the graphic skills somewhat of some hosters, but it has also helps bring forward skills some bloggers haven't previously displayed. Any way getting to the short of it, JPix hosters so far have been a varied bunch in almost every way, there has been quite a deal in variation of displaying Photo's in the JPix carnival.

Yet there has been one quality that has remained constant every hoster has done an exceptional job at hosting JPix the Jewish Photo carnival.
If you'd like to have a go at hosting JPix then don't be shy.

JPix Catergory Express:

Eretz Yisrael
Out & About
Family & Friends
Altered Images
Art for Art sake

Welcome to the tenth edition of JPix
- the Jewish Photo Carnival.

Eretz Yisrael

Mincha Time
Courtesy of Cosmic X

A Jerusalem Moment:Mincha Time
A long summer day is coming to a close. The sun is approaching the western horizon. It doesn't matter if you are at the home or at the office. It's "mincha time". You stop whatever you are doing and you head off to the synagogue. Here is what "mincha time" looks like at in the Sha'arei Chesed neighborhood: Cosmic X shows us A Jerusalem Moment: Mincha Time .
As sunset comes to Jerusalem Cosmic X also shows us Jerusalem Of Gold one of the 'Wolfson Towers' close to sunset.
Cosmic X stumps us with Another Mystery Tree In Jerusalem the answer is worthy of praise, his journeys also take us to The Other Side Of The Bridge .

Muse continued her adventures in Jerusalem after being mistaken for a tourist by an enthusiastic guide, she exlaims I ended up at the Kotel, her day trip the other day provided a wealth of beautiful sights and scenes, and if you check out the next lot of photos the last one will make you end up exclaiming Ahhh, Jerusalem both posts are at me-ander.

ModraY takes us to Gan HaShlosha (Sakhne) posted at Israel In Photos he also takes us to Jaffa, Sabil Abu Nabut , and presents us with the visual feast Images of Israel 2007: Jaffa posted also at Israel In Photos. ModraY takes us to Peace Island on the Border of Israel and Jordan.[More about Peace Island] a place of both hope and despair. Theres some great views of everyday life in Haifa with Haifa, Hadar Hacarmel and Haifa, Wadi Nisnas.

It is with some irony I view the summer scenes shot by ModraY of 'Jerusalem Beach' in Tel Aviv whilst typing with frost bitten fingers on the other side of the world. Aliyah really does look attractive.
Little FrumHouse on the Prairie is visiting Israel and gives us Another Israel Update I hope baby and Dad are feeling better.

Batya from Shiloh Musings posts a series of photos documenting the march of settlers and right wing activists to the evacuated West BGank settlement of Homesh. Photos from Chomesh, 12-6-07, by Yoni


Siyum Sefer Torah
courtesy of The Next Step

Yossi shows us his progress on becoming a Rabbi with 1/2 Rabbi and lets it slip its his Jewish Birthday that night. He has been studying hard with his upcoming exams and announces I'm Tired .

Yossi shows us some photos of Siyum Sefer Torah the siyum for the sefer torah that his grandparents had made in honor of their parents.

Evan shows us Where to Torahs Come From? as well as part 2 Where Do Torahs Come From? Part II posted at Planet Israel. Evan always has great photos, this series of where Torah's come from is great.

Cosmic X takes a few photos Just before Shabbat and Just before Shabbat II
Akiva from Mystical Paths takes us on a journey of rememberance with a post on a Holy Resting Place he also posts on HaRav Eliyahu, shlita and a interesting series of photos.
Akiva also included this rather beautiful series of photos of Kever Shmuel, Israel observing the yaretzheit of Shmuel HaNavi, zt"l kever shmuel HaNavi, zt"l


Anceit Beit She'an mosiac
Courtesy of Israel In Photos

ModraY from Israel In Photos shows us some amazing photos of Ancient Beit She'an.

Yoni's Photos of the Pilgrimage to the graves of Yehoshua Bin Nun & Calev Ben Yfune
are posted at Shiloh's Musings, due to the location in the Arab village of Kif El Harris, it requires quite a deal of planning

Out & About

Rural Passage
courtesy of Baleboosteh

Perez from Inside the life and thoughts of..... Shows the guys how to fish, seems she was the only one to catch any fish,. Here Fishy Fishy Fishy! Tales of the Fishing Trip...

Irina from The IgNoble Experiment, a.k.a. Live Dangerously! goes on an urban safari and experiences Cute Overload

Baleboosteh shows us some Local Aboriginal Wall Painting close to wear she hails from in Australia. After the shooting rampage in Melbourne, Australia Baleboosteh realises there are some rather good points about living in the country, her title Melbourne's Flinders Lane Shooting doesnt match the idyllic pictures contained within.

Hearth Tables shows as Cease the Day. a series of forest scapes.

Muse After a night out harnesses her impatience waiting for buses and takes some interesting photos With time to kill posted at me-ander. She takes us 'out and about' and shows that Jerusalem's Central Bus Station is Not just buses. With her busy go every where life style she seems to have run into a mystery Jblogger in f2fwith a famous jblogger.

Mottel introduces us to Karens work with Gathering Storm posted at Photos by Seawitch. Karen shows us there is also time In between Storms to spot a little color such as Blue and Green.


Celebrating the Smicha Ordination
Courtesy of Letters of Thought

Mottel from Letters of Thought celebrates passing his last test That's Rabbi Mottel For You . . . he's kind enough to share some photos of some people celebrating the Smicha Ordination; Smicha in Thought

Cosmic X shows us an occasion of one of the rarer mitzvahs to be performed The Joy Of Doing A Mitzvah posted at ** Cosmic X in Jerusalem **.

Family & Friends

The Lightstone Family, shortly after arriving in Montreal, Canada.
courtesy of Letters of Thought

Mottel from Letters of Thought takes us back in time ands shows us some very old photos of his ancestors in The Eyes of the Past.
Baleboosteh remembers her Mother's Birthday and shows us a present her mother made for her mother over 50 years ago, Another Year Goes By -Happy Birthday

Muse has a day out with some of her grand daughters and is Enjoying life!
Baleboosteh was having fun as well with her youngest daughter despite it being Extreme Conditions - The Coldest Day On Record.
David from Temunot shows us some Birthday Creativity via his kids.
Psycho Toddler thankfully remembers his rather important anniversary It Was Twenty Years Ago Today .

David from Temunot remembers visiting the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs and a quite wonderful photo is snapped. Footsteps of our Fathers and Mothers a rather apt and emotive Photo considering the theme.

What ends up being quite a shock Rafi G from Life in Israel invites a friend over for dinner and bids a Family friend goodbye, it's over. this is goodbye.


Purple Mountains
courtesy of Mystic Paths

Akiva from Mystic Paths shares his experiences in Denver Colorado, not only are there beautiful Purple Mountains to be seen, there seems there is some pretty fine Kosher Fare to be had.

shows us a centuries old Jewish Fort with his Picture of the Week 20 posted at Letters of Thought.

Soccer Dad has just very recently completed a trip to Israel, he has a photo essay of the trip called To Israel and back in pictures its well worth a peek.
David from Temunot visited Plymouth rock and expected the whole experience to, well 'rock him', see his photos here: You Think its the Rock?


Fire Escape LA Downtown 2007
courtesy of ~Sarah's View~

Sarah from ~Sarah's View~ looks up and sees an escape from Downtown LA, another city another time Sarah shows us Burning Bright a fire feature in front of Crown Casino Melbourne.

Altered Images

Obama working in Iowa?
Thanks to Yid with Lid

Yid with Lid has been up to his usual shenanigans, seems he has been on the trail of what Osama Bin Laden has been up to. Check out What has Bin Laden Has Been Up to Lately

Yossi shows as a rather unique and beautiful abstrction of where he lives, with Home posted at The next step....

Karen from Photos by Seawitch has Fun with Photoshop

Art for Art sake

Part of the series: Shadows, Reflections, And Gutterscapes
courtesy of A Space Cadet from A Simple Jew

A Simple Jew finds the most unusual in the usual, Black & White Picture Of The Week - Powder Room ASJ's uncanny abilty continues in Black & White Picture Of The Week - Cake Tray.

A Space Cadet who posts on A Simple Jew has some beautiful abstractions check them out in the post titled: Shadows, Reflections, And Gutterscapes: The Insidious Takeover Of Observable Reality By The Ghost Of Abstract Expressionism

Sarah from ~Sarah's View~ shows us a treasure she picked up whilst overseas; Green Beads another favorite collection of treasures is her Baubles & Beads.

Cosmic X came across a very unusal Cool (Old) New Font whilst reading, and whilst it may not be a Photo its definitely worth having a look at.

Karen from Photos by Seawitch expresses her feelings on a Tuesday Afternoon


The Tourist are gone but the water still laps at the Pylons...
courtesy of Baleboosteh

Baleboosteh shows us some rather emotive photos of the waterways round where she lives, the Summer season has long gone so have the tourists, So Much...But So Little?

Muse is busy playing firefighter with Help everything stinks! reading the title I thought at first it was a visit to the Kadima campaign head quarters..


Please Note if I have missed your submission feel free to add it in the comments, I apologise but this edition is as you can see quite huge!

JPix archive:
Muse from Me-ander hosted JPix 3: Pt 1 & Pt 2.
from Life of Rubin hosted Jpix 4
Baleboosteh hosted JPix 5 and then
Baleboosteh also hosted JPix6
David from Termunot hosted JPix7
Rafi from Life in Israel hosted Jpix 8.
Mottel from Letters of Thought just recently hosted JPix 9.
Mr Bagel is now proud to host JPix 10

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Batya said...

Wow! You have done a truly great job!!

Mottel said...

Great work!

Baleboosteh said...

All that time and effort certainly paid off!

Well done - what an enormous eddition it is!

Avromi said...

Everything you do is A1!!!!! Yasherkoach!

Yossi ! said...

Great post!

Anonymous said...

Long Live the King!

Anonymous said...

wow oh wow beautiful