Tag Archives: Personal Identity

Soccer Fan, Kibbutz Mefalsim, Negev, Israel, 2008

The title of this photograph, Soccer Fan, says it all. And if the title doesn’t get the point across, the banner behind this boy does. It reads, “After you I will go…I’m ready to die for you—Maccabi Tel-Aviv.” Maccabi Tel-Aviv is the oldest and most successful soccer team in Israel. In fact, the team was established even …

Background, Rehovot, Israel, 2008

A teenager sits on her bed in the Israeli town of Rehovot. Her schoolbook is open on her lap, her shelves strewn with other books and assorted knickknacks. This could be any teenager’s room anywhere in the world. But the poster on the wall above the bed refl‰ects this girl’s unique cultural heritage. It shows daily life …