Its visual beauty is extraordinary and varied. Its history is meaningful and intriguing. Incredibly, despite possessing few natural resources and a constant need for self-defense, the Jewish People have successfully returned to their ancient Homeland. Even more, this small country has not only survived but thrived.
Something amazing is happening before our very eyes. Every square mile of this gorgeous country has an amazing place to see and an incredible story to tell - if only we would take the time to look and listen. Therefore, this book.
In this unique volume, Mosaica Press has brought the best of Israel together in one place: stunning images captured by one of Israel's most exciting photographers, Seth Aronstam, are combined with fascinating explanations and remarkable stories written by renowned tour guide and educator, Doron Kornbluth.
Open these pages - and be enchanted.
About the Author:Seth Aronstam was born and raised in South Africa and now lives with his wife and children in the Beit Shemesh area of Israel. In college, he studied graphic design and advertising. Over the last twenty years, he has established himself as one of the premiere art directors, graphic designers, and visual artists in Israel, South Africa, and the United States. He has worked with some of the most prestigious graphics and advertising firms in the world.
Seth's passion is photography. He has developed new techniques and was, for example, one of the first photographers in Israel to use advanced drones for still photography. With a keen eye, tremendous technical know-how, and endless patience, he has taken some of the best photographs ever taken of the Holy Land. For the first time, in this book, his amazing photographs are available to all.
Doron Kornbluth is one of Israel's most knowledgeable and sought-after tour guides. Born in Montreal, Canada, he and his family now live close to Jerusalem. He has been guiding (or, as he likes to call it, "sharing Israel" with) families, individuals, and groups of all types and backgrounds for over 15 years.
Doron is the bestselling author of Why Be Jewish? Why Marry Jewish? Raising Kids to LOVE Being Jewish, Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View, The Jewish Holiday Handbook, and The Presidents and the Jews (all published by Mosaica Press). Doron is also a popular international lecturer, speaking in dozens of cities a year to all types of audiences on a variety of fascinating topics.