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Feb. 19, 2013. A costume shop employee, dressed to advertise the shop, eats his lunch ahead of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Photo: Oded Balilty—AP)

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Nov. 15, 2012. The brother of Palestinian boy Walid al-Abadlah, who according to hospital officials was killed in an Israeli air strike, kisses his body during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. (photo: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa—Reuters)

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Aug. 19, 2012. A Palestinian man carries palm fronds to lay on the graves of relatives during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, outside Jerusalem’s Old City.

From violent clashes in Lebanon and wildfires in Spain to a disabled beauty pageant in Thailand and a Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Zohar With Pied Kingfisher, 2010

Photographer Yaakov Israel set out to document the people and landscapes of the country that shares his name. His new book tells a story of daily life in a land with a deep history and uncertain future.

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Aug. 12, 2012. Iranian women mourn after a deadly earthquake in northwest Iran. 

From the earthquake in Iran and the killing of miners on strike by police in South Africa to the end of Ramadan and a meteor shower over Macedonia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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August 7, 2012. Ultra-Orthodox Jews listen to their rabbi speaking as they celebrate the completion of Shas (Siyum Hashas, or seven years of studying Talmud) at the ultra-Orthodox West Bank settlement of Beitar Illit, located south of Jerusalem. (Photo: Abir Sultan—EPA)


From the battle for Aleppo and prayers in Hiroshima to the second week of the London 2012 Olympics and sheep fighting in China, TIME presents the best pictures of the week. See more here.


Ultra-Orthodox Jews attend the funeral of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv. 

Israeli photographer Oded Balilty photographed the ultra-Orthodox communities of Jerusalem which have been growing rapidly in recent years. 

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July 25 2012. A tourist smears herself with mud from the Dead Sea at a coastal resort near Ein Gedi, Israel.

From drought-cracked earth in Yemen and massive floods in China to violent protests in California and Olympic preparation in London, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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A Palestinian teenager in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli soldiers amassing at the bottom of the hill. Every Friday local residents, Israeli activists and international activists gather in the village to stage non-violent demonstrations denouncing the Israeli Occupation and asserting Palestinian human rights. The protesters are met each week with tear gas and other aggressive crowd dispersal tactics, transforming peaceful demonstrations into violent exchanges of stones, rubber bullets and mass arrests.

American photographer Adam Golfer’s images of the West Bank look beyond the hurly burly of one of the world’s intractable conflicts.

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Gravesite of former Palestinian Authority leader Yassir Arafat at the government Headquarters in Ramallah. Arafat’s compound was under siege by Israeli military forces between 2001 and 2002 during the Second Intifada after a string of Palestinian suicide bombings in Israeli cities.

American photographer Adam Golfer’s images of the West Bank look beyond the hurly burly of one of the world’s intractable conflicts.

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