Knesset Anusim Caucus (Jerusalem) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington (Facebook) Yesterday was October 12, 2015. Americans celebrate Christopher Columbus Day and his voyage to the New World. I’ve read that New Christians, Jews who became Catholics during the Inquisition, financed his journey and were even on the ship as passengers and workmen. Wow!  How appropriate that today the  Anusim friends are being interviewed by the…

Celebrating Hoshana Rabbah at the Western Wall (stock photos) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington (Facebook) Celebrating Sukkot in Jerusalem is always a special occasion!  Now some of my photos are available at ShutterStock and Pond5.com for purchase for the first time.  Photos of the four species, etrougs, and the Priestly Blessing (Birkat Kohanim) sunrise service on Hoshana Rabbah at the Western Wall (Kotel).  They are perfect for editorial publications, post cards, calendars and more. Click Here to view the growing collection of…

Celebrating Sukkot at the Western Wall (stock photos) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington (Facebook) Celebrating Sukkot in Jerusalem is always a special occasion!  Now some of my photos are available on ShutterStock for purchase for the first time.  Photos of wild pomegranates, the four species, and the Priestly Blessing (Birkat Kohanim) sunrise prayer service at the Western Wall (Kotel).  They are perfect for editorial publications, post cards, calendars and more. Click Here to view the growing collection of Sukkot…

Ultra Orthodox (Haredi) Jerusalem Protest – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington (Facebook) Hundreds of thousands of Haredi men, women, and children attended Sunday’s rally in Jerusalem to protest against legislation that would compel young men from the community to perform national service.  Find out more about the issue at Jerusalem Post and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Photographing this event was quite a challenge because all the man were wearing hats…

Israel: Exploring the Holy Land – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington, JPWorthington, & Worthington Media International To see more of my recent work from around the world check out my photography on Facebook! This photo blog post covers the rest of my time in Israel in Fall 2011.  It was an amazing experience exploring a place which has such a rich history with my camera! A view…

Israel: Touring Bethlehem (Day 13) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington, JPWorthington, & Worthington Media International To see more of my recent work from around the world check out my photography on Facebook! We took things a little slower this and mainly visited Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity and then attending the Restoring Courage rally in Jerusalem! (Church of the Nativity)   (Looking up at the light pouring…

Israel: Touring Jerusalem (Day 12) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington, JPWorthington, & Worthington Media International To see more of my recent work from around the world check out my photography on Facebook! This was my first time on a real tour group and it took some getting used to!  Day two of the tour brought another packed schedule starting with the Western Wall.…

Israel: Touring Jerusalem (Day 11) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington, & JPWorthington First day of the tour and boy was it a full one! (Religious jews going for a memorial service on the Mt. Olives) (Great view of the Dome of the Rock and the Temple Mount) (One of my personal favorite) (from in side the Dominus Flevit Church, it’s about half…

Israel: – Jerusalem Sunset – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

By: Jeffrey Worthington, &JPWorthington Last night I witnessed one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever seen in Israel. I can only describe it as “stunning.” It was taken at a lookout with an unbeatable view of the hills of western Jerusalem. Hope you enjoy it! Don’t forget to visit my website www.JeffreyWorthington.com for…

Sukkot Jerusalem Events (2011) – Travel Photography Blog by Jeffrey Worthington

I love photographing large events and concerts… and this performance in Jerusalem Convention Center was quite the visual treat! Celebrating Sukkot, there was a Jerusalem March followed by a Jerusalem Night which the attendance included the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat!  It was a first for me to capture this type of event.  It was cool watching Christians…