It's got to be a truism that there is no "one" Israel. And aside from the viewpoints of its residents, there must be as many visions of Irael as there are individual visitors to that land. In a sense only photographs can begin to convey the diversity and the demographics, the subtleties of the social landscape -- and the clamoringly obvious.
A group of JCCSF staff spent two weeks there in late 2013. We took thousands of photos, amongst us. These are just a sampling of what we saw, with excerpts of the stories we have written. PLease mouse over the top of each slide for captions. See more and read the full stories at at https://3200stories.org/our-themes/glimpses-of-israel.