Danish Drama – Skywatch Friday

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I first joined Skywatch Friday on July 4th, 2008 and took part until September, 3rd 2009. Having seen on a blog this morning that it was still going strong, I thought I would have another go. It is a beautiful meme and a good one for the holiday.

Skywatch Friday starts tonight. Find out more and join in by clicking here.

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JPiX- The New Spring Edition

This is the Spring edition of JPiX, the Jewish Photo Bloggers’ Blog Carnival. Click on each thumbnail to access the full post. Special thanks to Leora for keeping this meme alive and for being so patient with me whenever I have had problems or questions about JPiX.

Photos by Israeli bloggers

Robin at Around the Island shows breathtaking shots of nectarine blossoms, anemones and Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter:

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Batya who blogs at me-ander shows photos from her blog – a bar mitzvah, how she learnt to be a video news photographer and the coming of spring:

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She also shares photos from her walks in Svut Rachel and Jerusalem:

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Cosmic X in Jerusalem shows Palestinian Talmud Enthusiasts while Sharon Altshul who blogs at The Real Jerusalem Streets presents a series of photos inspired by Herman Wouk’s book The Will to Live On, This is our Heritage. As for Naomi Elbinger, she shares a picture of her great-great-grandmother Gitel with a shpitzel.

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At I Wish I Were a Photographer,Toby shares pictures of Israeli skies:

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At Our Shiputzim, Mrs.S. shows two family outings: Avnei Eitan and a visit to a boutique olive oil plant in Katzrin:

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Rahel who blogs at Elms in the Yard shares some colorful shots, Raina has a conversation with a crater lake and Samantha at Samantha’s Project 52 shows a havdalah photo:

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Snow and no snow in Israel shown by Cosmic X in Jerusalem, Sharon Altshul and Batya:

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Photos from the United States

Jewacious is back to blogging with a recipe for a honey cake, a beautiful sky, photos of the Skirball Cultural Center and book recommendations:

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Leora from Here in HP shares numerous her chanukah photo gallery, a painting, Purim containers and JPiX’s new page:

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Phyllis at Imabima shows a photo for Rosh Chodesh and two collages for Chanukah, Sarah at Sarah’s View displays vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Markey while Frume Sarah at FrumeSarah shares very special photos for Tu BiShvat:

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Purim photos: Trip’n Up shows Purim harbingers in Neve Daniel, Sharon makes clear that Purim is not just one day while Pesky Settler shares pot-op treats and her daughter’s fancy dress:

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Leah who blogs at Chossid shares numerous shots from Crimea: her best photo 2011, KosherFest and Tuesday Inspirations:

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She also show photos of Israel, New York and Chanukah and Purim in the former Soviet Union:

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I hope you will take the time to visit the photographers’ blogs and leave comments. If you wish to know more about JPiX and/or submit a post with images for the next edition, just click on the logo

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Paintings with Red

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Summer vacations are an opportunity to visit local museums for which I do not always have the time during the school year. About 10 days ago we were in Arras where we visited the Fine Art Museum. The paintings above are all from the Dutch-Flemish collection. Can you spot the red details and guess which painting I like best?

On Tuesdays, just post any photo you like (it must be one of your own) that contains the color RED and then link to this blog.

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This lovely badge was created by Leora from Here in HP.